Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Failure to tackle inequality will leave hundreds of millions trapped in poverty unnecessarily Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned today as it...

Fixing holes in social security support would reduce need for food banks, users’ experience shows

Fixing holes in social security support would reduce need for food banks, users’ experience shows

Gaps in the social security safety net are a key reason why people are turning to food banks, according to the first in-depth study into the personal experiences of recipients of emergency food aid...

Typhoon Haiyan - One Year On and 1 million people still living in dangerous conditions as typhoon season hits

One year after Haiyan struck the Philippines nearly 1 million people made homeless are still living in makeshift shelters and are dangerously exposed to future typhoons, said international aid agency...

Mistrust and confusion are allowing Ebola to thrive in West Africa

Mistrust, rumour and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive, the aid agency Oxfam is warning.  ...

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

More than a third of the additional wealth generated by the G20 during the Australian Presidency has gone to the top one per cent, Oxfam revealed today as it called on the G20 to take urgent action...

One year after UK storms, farmer from flooded Somerset village visits Bolivia with Oxfam

One year on from the extreme weather that brought havoc to the UK, farmer Liz Crew has travelled to Bolivia with Oxfam to meet farmers and families living in small rural communities who face flooding...

Oxfam appoints fundraising sector leader Ruth Ruderham as new Trustee

Oxfam has appointed Ruth Ruderham, currently Head of Fundraising at the Canal & River Trust, to its board of Trustees.  Ruderham joins Oxfam as it runs a Crisis Appeal raising funds to prevent...

Oxfam response to Expected Climate Funding Pledge at G20

In response to Barack Obama's expected pledge at the G20 of at least $2.5 billion to help poor countries adapt to climate change, Oxfam's Head of Food and Climate Campaign Erinch Sahan said: ...

Oxfam response to news of UK pledge to Green Climate Fund

Representatives from developed countries are meeting in Berlin at a Pledging Conference to lay down how much climate funding they will commit to the UN Green Climate Fund. World leaders at the UN...

Almost half the G20 countries have failed to deliver in the global fight against Ebola

Nine of the G20 countries have failed to deliver adequate support in the fight against Ebola despite calls for more help and the fact they are the largest economies in the world, Oxfam says today. ...

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