Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016 - Oxfam

The combined wealth of the richest 1 per cent will overtake that of the other 99 per cent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of...

Ten years on and Tsunami response changed lives for good

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today. ...

Five years after earthquake Oxfam highlights successes and challenges of Haiti response

Five years ago on 12 January, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 220,000 people, injuring more than 330,000 others and reducing great swaths of the city to rubble. Thanks to the...

Oxfam response to Charity Commission case review

In response to the Charity Commission's case review: ...

Response to the new restrictions on entry for Syrians into Lebanon

An Oxfam spokesperson said: ...

First ever global treaty to regulate the arms trade enters into force Christmas Eve

Treaty offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015 The United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty, the first global agreement to regulate the $85bn arms trade was welcomed as a...

Oxfam calls for massive post-Ebola Marshall Plan

World cannot dither on recovery as it dithered over Ebola ...

Oxfam response to the UK government's announcement on energy subsidies

In response to the UK government's decision to provide £293 million in subsidies to coal-fired plants over three years under the capacity market system, Oxfam's climate policy adviser Kiri...

Response to the storms that have hit the Middle East

Oxfam's Syria crisis campaign manager, Camilla Jelbart Mosse, said:  ...

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at risk

More than half of Yemen's population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today. ...

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