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...

Oxfam reaction to temporary injunction granted to Somali money transfer operator in case against Barclays

In response to the High Court granting a temporary injunction to the money transfer operator Dahabshiil in the case against Barclays, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns and Policy...

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....

Oxfam's response to Department of Work and Pensions figures showing a rise in benefit sanctions

Oxfam's Director of UK Poverty Programme, Chris Johnes said: "Tougher rules on benefit sanctions have hit more people, leaving many without food and other necessities.  ...

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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