Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Failure to tackle inequality will leave hundreds of millions trapped in poverty unnecessarily Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned today as it...

Typhoon Haiyan - One Year On and 1 million people still living in dangerous conditions as typhoon season hits

One year after Haiyan struck the Philippines nearly 1 million people made homeless are still living in makeshift shelters and are dangerously exposed to future typhoons, said international aid agency...

World trapped by 'Toxic Triangle' that puts profit for the few ahead of a sustainable future for all

People around the world are trapped in a 'toxic triangle' made up of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up  global temperatures,...

Mistrust and confusion are allowing Ebola to thrive in West Africa

Mistrust, rumour and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive, the aid agency Oxfam is warning.  ...

More needs to be done to stop the spread of Ebola

Oxfam is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections. The UN is planning to tackle the illness by treating people...

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

More than a third of the additional wealth generated by the G20 during the Australian Presidency has gone to the top one per cent, Oxfam revealed today as it called on the G20 to take urgent action...

Bolder EU response needed to help stop Ebola spiralling out of control

Today EU foreign ministers met in Luxembourg to agree a joint EU response to combat the spread of the Ebola virus. ...

More military, more medics and more money needed to prevent definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation

More troops, funding and medical staff are urgently needed if we have a hope of stopping Ebola spiralling out of control, international agency Oxfam warns today. ...

Oxfam appoints fundraising sector leader Ruth Ruderham as new Trustee

Oxfam has appointed Ruth Ruderham, currently Head of Fundraising at the Canal & River Trust, to its board of Trustees.  Ruderham joins Oxfam as it runs a Crisis Appeal raising funds to prevent...

Oxfam reaction to EU leaders' response to Ebola crisis

At today's EU summit, European leaders collectively pledged to raise their financial contribution to help respond to the Ebola crisis, bringing Europe's total commitment to €1 billion. ...

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