Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016 - Oxfam

The combined wealth of the richest 1 per cent will overtake that of the other 99 per cent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of...

Oxfam reaction to OECD research on the impact inequality has on economic growth

In response to research published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which says that income inequality is having a significant impact on economic growth,...

Five years after earthquake Oxfam highlights successes and challenges of Haiti response

Five years ago on 12 January, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 220,000 people, injuring more than 330,000 others and reducing great swaths of the city to rubble. Thanks to the...

Millions at risk from hunger as conflict threatens to escalate in South Sudan

A year after the fighting started in South Sudan the country remains in a severe food crisis with up to 2.5m people estimated to be at risk of hunger if the conflict continues, Oxfam warned today. ...

Oxfam response to Charity Commission case review

In response to the Charity Commission's case review: ...

Ten years on and Tsunami response changed lives for good

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today. ...

Response to the new restrictions on entry for Syrians into Lebanon

An Oxfam spokesperson said: ...

First ever global treaty to regulate the arms trade enters into force Christmas Eve

Treaty offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015 The United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty, the first global agreement to regulate the $85bn arms trade was welcomed as a...

Oxfam response to the UK government's announcement on energy subsidies

In response to the UK government's decision to provide £293 million in subsidies to coal-fired plants over three years under the capacity market system, Oxfam's climate policy adviser Kiri...

Response to the storms that have hit the Middle East

Oxfam's Syria crisis campaign manager, Camilla Jelbart Mosse, said:  ...

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