Oxfam calls for a rapid scale-up of aid effort to tackle Sierra Leone's escalating cholera outbreak

Sierra Leone is in the grip of one of the worst cholera outbreaks in its history with death rates almost double emergency thresholds and the number of people affected likely to increase significantly...

Oxfam reaction to Glencore Director saying the US drought is good for business

Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam's Food Justice GROW Campaign said: "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass give us a rare glimpse into the little-known...

Oxfam was proud to be an official partner of the London 02 Asian Mela

Oxfam is proud to have been an official partner of the London O2 Mela on 19 August 2012. Thousands of people celebrated Asian culture in Gunnersby Park, West London. Amidst the music, dance and family...

Novartis launch renewed attack on India's right to produce affordable medicines

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is back in court this week, in a renewed attempt to block India's right to produce affordable 'generic' versions of the company's branded medicines....

Oxfam celebrates 70 years in Oxford with free, fun-packed open house event for all the family

Oxfam is celebrating its 70th anniversary - and 70 years of being based in Oxford - with a free Open House event on Saturday 8th September, from 10am to 5pm. Oxfam Open House is an opportunity...

Charities call for end to global hunger as greatest Olympic legacy

Britain's leading aid and development charities have welcomed the progress made at Prime Minister David Cameron's Olympics Hunger Event, and urged world leaders to keep the global food crisis...

Oxfam reaction to today's FAO food price index figures - up 6% from June

Background: Today's FAO Food Price Index is up 6% from June. The index is now around the same peak as the 2008 crisis that provoked food riots in many countries, although still below its historic...

Millions more will go hungry as world struggles to respond to unprecedented food crises and sharply rising prices

PM's hunger summit welcome & should kick start reforms to end "scandal" of a billion hungry people - "we cannot keep relying on humanitarian agencies to pick up the pieces" ...

Eastern Congo reaches new depths of suffering as militias take control

Killing, kidnapping, rape and displacement increases dramatically across two provinces, Oxfam warns ...

The aMAZEme book maze at London's Southbank Centre

Artists create giant book maze from Oxfam's donated books

A vast labyrinth of 250,000 books, entitled aMAZEme, has been installed on The Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall, London between 31 July - 25 August, as part of Southbank Centre's...

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