Shortfall in funding for emergency aid risks lives in Niger

Oxfam seeks £12.5m to fund emergency relief for 450,000 of the most vulnerable people The current food crisis in Niger is likely to escalate into a full-scale humanitarian emergency if urgent...

Niger communities say they will run out of food before next harvest, joint study shows

Seven leading aid agencies call on donors to act now to prevent humanitarian disaster The study was conducted by the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) and the...

Budget fails to support squashed bottom, says Oxfam

In response to the Budget, Chris Johnes, Director of Oxfam's UK poverty programme, said: "It is a farce to call this a 'Robin Hood' Budget when it has failed to support the...

Budget should raise new tax revenues from those who can afford it, not cut support further from those who can’t, says Oxfam

Charity says cuts to public services and welfare are unfairly impacting the 'squashed bottom' Ahead of next week's Budget announcement, Oxfam has urged the Chancellor to introduce...

Oxfam welcomes increase in aid to West Africa crisis

In response to UK Government's increase in aid to drought hit West Africa, Oxfam said: "An increase in aid from the UK government is welcome news for the 13 million people affected...

Annie Lennox to perform at Scottish Circle's first fundraiser

Scots superstar Annie Lennox will perform a special set in Glasgow on Thursday night to raise funds for an Oxfam project to end violence against women. The singer is the highlight of the Scottish...

Hunger in Yemen escalates - Oxfam calls for urgent action

Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number...

Zoe Ball, Gemma Cairney, Caroline Flack, Lauren Laverne, Sara Cox and many others hold fundraising events for Oxfam’s Get Together campaign for International Women’s Day (08 March)

Gemma Cairney, Dawn Porter, Caroline Flack, Sara Cox, Zoe Ball, Miquita Oliver and Kate Nash are amongst the celebrities supporting Oxfam's Get Together campaign for International Women's...

Drought could become a catastrophe for 13 million if action not taken in West and Central Africa, Oxfam warns

Agency launches £23m emergency appeal to help over 1 million of the most vulnerable Some 13 million people are at severe risk from a food crisis which is set to escalate into a full scale...

Government changes to domestic worker visas could put thousands at risk of serious exploitation

Oxfam is warning that government plans announced today in Parliament, to change visa rules for migrant domestic workers, could put thousands at risk of severe exploitation. Oxfam's Director...

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