A woman holds her daughter during an air raid. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to give their fair share of aid and refugee places.

Rich countries continue to fail Syrians

Despite the catastrophic scale of suffering and the numbers of people fleeing the conflict, rich countries have given barely half the aid money needed to help people in Syria and surrounding countries...

Millions at risk as Ethiopia suffers worst drought in a generation

People in parts of Ethiopia are walking for two days to get water for their families and animals as the country suffers its worst drought in thirty years. ...

MPs call to suspend arms sale to Saudi Arabia: Government cannot turn a blind eye says Oxfam

Reacting to the International Development Committee's letter to the Government regarding the Yemen crisis, and recognising the dire humanitarian and security situation for the people...

Children fill a bucket at a high school in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Funds pledged to the Ebola crisis have proved difficult to trace.

International community fails West Africa as pledged Ebola funds prove hard to trace

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned...

Reacting to the pledges of financial aid made by governments around the world

Reacting to the pledges of financial aid made by governments around the world, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: ...

Oxfam reaction to PACAC report on charity fundraising

Responding to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee report on charity fundraising, Karen Brown, Oxfam Chair of Trustees, said: "As trustees, we take our...

Reaction to UK announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees

In response to the  UK government announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, Kathleen Spencer Chapman of Oxfam said. ...

Reaction to UN announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen

In response to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation's statement that more than 14 million people in Yemen are food insecure and in need of urgent livelihood support, Oxfam's regional...

EU anti-tax dodging plan fails to close loopholes

Commenting on the EU's announcement today of an Anti Tax Avoidance Package of policy measures to clamp down on tax dodging, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's head of inequality campaign, said: ...

Author Mark Haddon sits with a Syrian mother and her 16-month old daughter at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to resettle their fair share of refugees.

Leading authors raise £1m for Syria and call on rich countries to do their fair share

On the eve of a major conference on Syria in London, a host of bestselling authors are celebrating the success of Waterstones' Buy Books for Syria campaign which has today hit its target of raising...

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