Typhoon Haiyan must be a wake-up call at UN climate talks if we are to save lives in the future, warn aid agencies

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of...

Oxfam welcomes progress to protect girls and women in emergencies

Speaking from the Protecting Girls and Women in Emergencies event co-hosted by the UK Government today, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "We're delighted the UK Government has...

Oxfam race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Oxfam: race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts after one of the worst natural disasters to hit the Philippines in years....

Poor countries left 'in the dark' about climate change funds says Oxfam

Poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich countries, according...

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northern most tip of Cebu, Philippines

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northernmost tip of Cebu, Philippines Immediate needs are water, food, medicines and shelter An Oxfam team of aid...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 9 November 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of experts on the ground to assess the...

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond Statement from Felipe Ramiro, acting country director of Oxfam in the Philippines on the impact of super typhoon Haiyan: "Initial...

Coca-Cola declares zero tolerance for land grabs in supply chain

Oxfam today welcomes Coca-Cola's commitment to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain. More than 215,000 people signed petitions around the world and took action as...

Oxfam response to M23 announcement of dissolution

In response to the announcement of the end of the M23 rebellion by M23 Commander Bertrand Bisimwa, Oxfam's DRC Humanitarian Coordinator Tariq Riebl said: "M23's...

Oxfam's response to Department of Work and Pensions figures showing a rise in benefit sanctions

Oxfam's Director of UK Poverty Programme, Chris Johnes said: "Tougher rules on benefit sanctions have hit more people, leaving many without food and other necessities.  ...

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