Mum-of-two is star of new Oxfam campaign

Oxfam launches major new fundraising campaign to show supporters how their donations are spent 16 April: Oxfam has today launched its groundbreaking new fundraising campaign...

Oxfam calls for greater scrutiny of hedge funds and banks used to finance development

Private funds often lack transparency, accountability and can lead to land grabs Oxfam today calls for greater scrutiny and control of the funding for development channelled...

Military action against LRA rebels risks new wave of retaliations, charities warn

Renewed military action against the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) risks triggering further devastation for local people in DR of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan unless more is...

Award winning photographer Alejandro Chaskielberg’s night photographs at London’s OXO Tower Wharf

Kenyan villagers caught in moonlight are the subject of a new exhibition, free to the public, by Sony's 2011 World Photographer of the year, Alejandro Chaskielberg, In this new collection...

Oxfam warns sanctions could be tipping point as people in Mali face triple food, security and political crisis

International agency Oxfam today warned that sanctions imposed on Mali could have devastating consequences on 3.5m people already at risk of hunger, if humanitarian needs are not safeguarded. The...

Conflict in Mali disrupts fragile food markets and threatens to escalate food crisis in West Africa

Growing insecurity in Mali and northern Nigeria is disrupting the supply of food to communities suffering from a major food crisis affecting 13 million people in West Africa, said international aid...

OXFAM REACTION: Jim Yong Kim selected President of the World Bank Group

International agency Oxfam welcomed the selection of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, but said the sham appointment process had damaged the institution.    Oxfam's...

Oxfam response to Lords report on aid: reneging on promises would hurt millions

Responding to a report by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee questioning the Government's aid target, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said: "Reneging on our aid promises...

Oxfam response to FAO Food Price Index released today

Oxfam's food policy adviser Thierry Kesteloot said: "Despite the seemingly perfect combination of record harvests, supply exceeding demand and replenished world food stocks, food...

First global aid cut in 14 years will cost lives

Hundreds of thousands of poor people will go without life-saving medicines and many more children will miss out on school because of the first cuts in global aid since 1997, Oxfam warned today as...

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