G7 coal dependence to cost 450 billion a year by end of century

Coal plants in the G7 are on track to cost the world $450billion a year by the end of the century and reduce crops by millions of tonnes as they fuel the gathering pace of climate change, Oxfam reveals...

Funding of new UN appeal for worsening Iraqi humanitarian crisis desperately needed - Oxfam

With the number of Iraqis forced to flee their homes tripling in the last year to nearly 3 million, the launch of the new UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq in the European Parliament today is...

G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at...

7.8 million hungry in South Sudan: families fractured by food scarcity and conflict

Some 40 percent of people in South Sudan are expected to be severely hungry by the end of July, a figure higher than ever before projected. ...

Burundi refugee crisis: Funds urgently needed as Tanzania camp numbers swell

The influx of 70,000 Burundian refugees to Tanzania is overstretching the capacity of the government of Tanzania and aid agencies to respond, as emergency aid workers struggle...

Two-thirds of people in conflict hit Yemen without clean water - Oxfam

Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without clean drinking water - raising the total number of Yemenis without a clean water supply...

Oxfam reaching Nepal’s most isolated in a race against the monsoon

One month on since the first earthquake hit Nepal, Oxfam  is working with mountain guides and porters to deliver life saving aid to the most remote communities before the imminent...

Oxfam GB appoints new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director

Oxfam GB has appointed Dave Hillyard as its new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director, with a mission to grow income and support from high value partners ...

Oxfam response to new OECD report on inequality: more evidence that those on the lowest incomes are increasingly being left behind

In response to a new report published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam's Inequality Campaign...

Cholera confirmed among Burundian refugees in Tanzania

Overcrowding, lack of clean water and sanitation facilities among Burundian refugees in Tanzania means risk of disease outbreak is alarmingly high, particularly among the estimated 40,000 refugees...

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