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...

Oxfam prepares to respond as Super Typhoon Hagupit bears down on the Philippines

Oxfam is preparing for a major disaster response in the Philippines after Cyclone Hagupit was upgraded to a Super Typhoon, the same classification as Typhoon Haiyan which wrought destruction on the...

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement by Mark Golding, Oxfam GB Chief Executive

In reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: ...

Oxfam delighted as aid Bill passes

In response to the news that MPs have approved to commit in legislation 0.7% of the UK's national income to overseas aid, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "We...

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...

Climate finance action plan can set table for Paris deal

Current climate finance pledges are out of step with the magnitude of need in developing countries, international agency Oxfam says in a new report, "Breaking the Standoff", released at...

Afghan women frozen out of peace talks, in danger of losing gains made since fall of the Taliban

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan's peace negotiations and formal talks about the country's future, international agency Oxfam said today. Unless this discrimination...

Oxfam's response to the London Conference on Afghanistan

Before the London Conference on Afghanistan on the 4 December, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, said: ...

Humanitarian and human rights agencies urge governments to resettle 5% of refugees from Syria by end of 2015

Over 30 international organisations are calling on governments meeting in Geneva tomorrow to commit to offering sanctuary to at least the most vulnerable 5 per cent of refugees from Syria currently...

69 per cent of women are suffering from ORS (That's 'Outfit Repetition Syndrome'!)

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