Oxfam welcomes independent process to address community grievances in Uganda land dispute

Oxfam has welcomed the announcement of an independent process to resolve complaints from communities who were evicted from their land without compensation to make way for two forestry plantations...

Inequality rises across the G20 as economic growth fails to trickle down to poorest - Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people, according to new figures in a report  published by Oxfam...

Thousands of lives and millions of pounds lost due to late response to food crisis in East Africa

Lessons learnt can help prevent future disasters and save lives Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra pounds were spent because the international community failed...

Two years on and Haiti’s reconstruction proceeds at a ‘snail’s pace’, leaving half a million Haitians homeless

In a report released today, international agency Oxfam said that two years on from the earthquake, reconstruction of the country has proceeded "at a snail's pace" leaving more...

South Sudan struggling in face of growing refugee crisis

Six months since South Sudan's independence, the world's newest nation is struggling to cope with a major refugee crisis and massive internal displacement, international agency Oxfam...

Pakistan's forgotten emergency

Islamabad, November 30, 2011 - Three months after widespread flooding that has affected over 5 million people in southern Pakistan, a critical shortage of funding and broad international disinterest...

Aid agencies forced to close programmes if funds don't urgently arrive for Pakistan floods

Risk of public health crisis and malnutrition rises for over nine million people Over nine million people who have been affected by severe flooding in Sindh province are at risk of disease...

UK company must address safety concerns of Uganda land grab community

Oxfam is launching a campaign calling for the New Forests Company to respond to concerns that have been raised for the safety of people who were evicted to make way for the British company's...

Investigation into Uganda “land grab” must be genuinely independent and transparent

Oxfam concern that company continues to dismiss people's allegations of abuse   Oxfam welcomes the World Bank's (1) call that UK-based New Forests Company (NFC) must open up to...

Investigation into the eviction of more than 20,000 Ugandans must ensure justice for affected people

Oxfam welcomes the announcement by the British company The New Forests Company (NFC) that it will investigate the eviction of more than 20,000 people in Uganda to make way for its forestry plantations...

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