Prices rocket as Oxfam warns of a major food and fuel crisis in Yemen: Oxfam gives cash to 4,000 families affected by the war

Food has doubled in price and fuel has quadrupled in some areas as basic commodities run dangerously low in Yemen, warns Oxfam. Wheat which was selling last week for around US$0.50 per kilogramme...

Oxfam calls for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

A week of heavy airstrikes across much of Yemen, where more than 60 per cent of the population are already reliant on aid, will result in food and fuel shortages and hasten Yemen's descent into...

Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam

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Kuwait Donor Conference: Wealthy nations must stop failing Syrians

Wealthy donor countries meeting on Tuesday 31 March in Kuwait must dig deeper into their pockets with pledge commitments than they did last year - failure to do so will have a devastating effect...

Oxfam reaction to the World Bank's Jim Yong Kim speech outlining strategy to end poverty

In response to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announcing cooperation between the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank, Oxfam's...

Billions in “out of control” IFC investments into third-parties causing human rights abuses around the world

World Bank's private sector investment arm's portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years - three times as much as World Bank global education lending - needs...

Almost ten years after the G8 Summit, world must take big steps forward to make poverty history

Too many countries are set to break their promises to make poverty history, Oxfam said today. Stagnating aid budgets show that many of the world's richest countries have failed to uphold their...

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, a coalition of 46 aid agencies says today. Six months since donors at the Cairo Conference...

Indiana Jones' hat and the Jedi's lightsabers are the most iconic accessories in films, Oxfam reveals

The felt fedora hat worn by Indiana Jones and the lightsabers brandished by Jedi warriors in Star Wars are the nation's favourite accessories in film history. They polled equal first in a survey...

New Director role at Oxfam GB demonstrates fighting for women's rights is crucial to ending poverty

Oxfam GB has appointed Laurie Adams as Women's Rights Director. This newly created role arises out of Oxfam's commitment to empowering women in poverty, which is central to reducing suffering...

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