Humanitarian suffering set to worsen across eastern Congo following fall of Goma

Fighting in Goma the 'tip of the iceberg' as some 25 armed groups control much of region.  As the M23 armed group fights to take control of yet more territory in eastern DRC,...

Blockade must end now

Martin Hartberg, Oxfam Policy Officer in Jerusalem said: "This ceasefire must hold. The violence over the last few weeks has been devastating for people in Gaza and Israel. Hundreds of...

EU aid for poorest will bear brunt of budget squeeze

The European Union should think again over changes to its proposed budget which could squeeze help for the poorest people on the planet but protect planned spending increases elsewhere, Oxfam said...

Oxfam supported kindergarten destroyed in Gaza violence

An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported kindergarten (Al Bajan kindergarten) and left another damaged (Al Housna kindergarten) in Karama, North West Gaza City, the international aid...

People in eastern Congo forced to fund the war that destroys their lives, says Oxfam

Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel groups and local militias, as well as their own government's troops and officials, in a vicious...

38 aid agencies warn of humanitarian disaster in Gaza if military confrontation is not stopped

Photo: Reuters As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action...

Oxfam statement on involvement with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Oxfam has occasionally worked with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, through its membership of the Robin Hood Tax campaign.  In one instance only we provided the Bureau with funding...

Oxfam welcomes the appointment of the Global Fund's new chief executive

In response to the Global Fund's announcement of Mark Dybul as Executive Director, Oxfam Chief Executive, Barbara Stocking, said: "Oxfam welcomes the appointment of Mark Dybul to lead the...

Oxfam reaction to the Global Fund's announcement on affordable medicines facility for malaria

In response to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's proposed changes to the Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria (AMFm), announced at its annual board meeting in...

Oxfam calls for immediate restraint as Gaza-Israel violence rapidly escalates

In the context of rapidly escalating violence in and around Gaza and southern Israel, the international aid and development agency Oxfam has called for an immediate halt to rocket attacks towards...

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