Show Africa’s potential not just its problems, says Oxfam

Charity strikes optimistic tone with bold new advertising approach for festive season Campaign to re-engage UK public with fight to stop 230m going hungry in sub Saharan Africa ...

Income of richest 100 people enough to end poverty four times over - Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in...

Oxfam names Mencap’s Mark Goldring as new chief executive

Mark Goldring has been announced as the new chief executive of Oxfam GB, one of the most high profile roles in international development.    Goldring will be leading an internationally...

Fragile progress in Haiti three years on, but more needs to be done

Three years after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country and its people continue to...

Lauren Laverne, Cherry Healey and celebrity friends Get Together for Oxfam’s work with women around the world

Tuesday 8th January - Lauren Laverne and Cherry Healey were joined by celebrity friends including Gizzi Erskine, Grace Dent, Sharon Horgan and Grace Woodward for a girls' night out to launch...

Millions left at the mercy of militias and armed forces across eastern Congo, Oxfam warns

Agency warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face ...

Oxfam statement on joint initiative with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

Oxfam is very positive about the prospect of working in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews on the issue of global hunger and the need to address a crisis that has its roots in...

Aid agencies call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali could have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warned a coalition of 10 aid agencies today. As the United Nations...

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Working on global hunger with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

We are pleased to be working with the  Board of Deputies of British Jews and other organisations  on the issue of global hunger. We look forward to working together to forge a new alliance...

Oxfam calls on civilians to be protected and humanitarian needs met as Mali conflict escalates

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian...

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