OXFAM IS 70 TODAY

Seventy years ago today Oxfam, one of the most familiar names in the UK, was born in Oxford.  The Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, as it was then known, met for the...

International writers and artists warn global land rush is hurting the poorest

Kristen Davis, Gael Garcia Bernal and Peter Capaldi join call on World Bank to freeze land deals. International writers and artists including Paul Theroux, Kamila...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people – Oxfam

World Bank must freeze investments to protect poor people from land grabs. Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in the last...

Oxfam responds as flooding affects Pakistan

International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

Oxfam reaction to publication of Climate Vulnerability Monitor

Responding to the release of the second Climate Vulnerability Monitor report on the side-lines of the UN General Assembly today, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said:  ...

PM an 'example to other leaders' on aid - Oxfam

Responding to the Prime Minister's pledge that Britain will keep its aid promises and his call for other countries to do the same Barbara Stocking Oxfam Chief Executive, said:  "David...

Oxfam India's CEO Nisha Agrawal

Oxfam Marks 60 years of working in India

Oxfam India's CEO Nisha Agrawal is here in the UK this week to mark 60 years of Oxfam working in India, responding to emergencies and helping to pull millions of people out of poverty.  ...

New sites for South Sudan refugee camps must be found, as Blue Nile conflict enters second year

Refugees survived "year of hell" - now at risk of disease Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink...

Worst flooding in more than 80 years affecting half a million people in Niger

International aid agency Oxfam on Wednesday warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met. Floodwaters in Niamey and...

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