Oxfam calls for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

A week of heavy airstrikes across much of Yemen, where more than 60 per cent of the population are already reliant on aid, will result in food and fuel shortages and hasten Yemen's descent into...

Kuwait Donor Conference: Wealthy nations must stop failing Syrians

Wealthy donor countries meeting on Tuesday 31 March in Kuwait must dig deeper into their pockets with pledge commitments than they did last year - failure to do so will have a devastating effect...

Oxfam's response to the House of Lords passing the Modern Slavery Bill

Responding to Peers passing the Modern Slavery Bill, Oxfam's Ethical Trading Manager Rachel Wilshaw said: ...

Oxfam's response to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty

Responding to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said: ...

Oxfam response to Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions

Responding to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said:  ...

Ebola one year on: Hearts and homes were key to breakthrough said Oxfam

The over emphasis on an almost exclusive medical approach at the start of the Ebola crisis hampered progress against the disease, according to Oxfam. The international agency said governments and...

Couples are hiding unwanted gifts and pretending to like them, Oxfam reveals launching The Big Bling & Buy Sale

A quarter of couples (26 per cent) have received an accessory from their partner they didn't like, and most of them - a staggering three quarters (74 per cent) - pretended to like it for fear...

Budget reaction

Responding to measures announced to tackle tax dodging by Chancellor George Osborne in today's Budget, Oxfam's Head of UK Campaigns & Policy Nick Bryer said:  "There...

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Humanitarian crisis in Vanuatu in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam

Up to 90 per cent of housing in Vanuatu's capital is reported to have been seriously damaged by Cyclone Pam, with still no information from the extremely vulnerable outer islands which are home...

NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Pam showing her eye in the South Pacific Ocean on March 11 at 22:50 UTC.

Cyclone Pam makes direct hit on Vanuatu

After a last minute change of course to the west Cyclone Pam made a direct hit on Vanuatu last night, tearing through the archipelago with winds of up to 250kmh. With more than 250,000 people...

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