Oxfam and TransferWise to help British Indians escape £35m in bank fees this Diwali

Britain's Indian community lose an estimated £35m in banking fees when they send money home at Diwali*, Oxfam warned today.   As Diwali, the Festival of Light, draws...

Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India but many lives saved by quick action

Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 6,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country's biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday leaving...

UK to implement a public registry on beneficial ownership to tackle tax dodging - Oxfam reaction

In response to the announcement that David Cameron will implement a central registry of beneficial ownership, Oxfam's Head of Development Finance & Public Services, Emma Seery, said: ...

Oxfam announces reshape of operations

Development agency Oxfam has today announced that it is reshaping its UK-based operations to reflect a shift in the organisation's priorities. The charity is to focus more of its resources in...

Brazilian State Prosecutor to investigate land grab highlighted by Oxfam

An investigation into a four-year delay to resolve a land dispute in Brazil has been announced, following a report from Oxfam profiling the case. The case involves a fishing...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess...

Oxfam in action helping survivors in Cyclone affected Odisha

Oxfam has kicked off its relief response programme in the cyclone and flood affected districts of Odisha. In the last two days,13,050 people have been provided with cooked food through community...

Oxfam reaction to recent military offensive in in eastern DRC

International aid agency Oxfam warned that the recent military gains by the Democratic Republic of the Congo's army (FARDC) against the M23 group doesn't mean an end to the bloody conflict....

EU Ministers fail to break deadlock on climate finance

Today, European Finance Ministers agreed their common position for the United Nations climate change talks next month in Warsaw, Poland. In reaction to today's decision, Lies Craeynest, Oxfam's...

Serious public health risks in aftermath of Philippine earthquake

International humanitarian organisation Oxfam says that there are serious public health concerns that need to be immediately addressed.  Sagbayan Municipality, and neighbouring areas that were...

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