Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery launches Oxfam's Syrian winter appeal

Today, British actress Michelle Dockery helps Oxfam launch a major appeal to help families affected by the Syria Crisis get through the harsh winter months - and beyond. Temperatures...

Philippines typhoon response: a week of obstacles, a month of delivery, years of support

One month on the aid effort has helped millions to survive but serious gaps remain Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of...

Oxfam says that more needs to be done to help prepare people for disasters, as it marks its fortieth year of working in Pakistan

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in Pakistan as it marks its 40th year of working in the country this week. Since 2010, floods...

Oxfam's response to the death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela speaking at the launch of the Make Poverty History campaign in Trafalgar Square London, 2005.  Lord Joel Joffe CBE, ex-Chair of Oxfam GB and the lawyer who...

Christmas period of reflection for Filipinos rebuilding their lives after Haiyan

Across the Philippines, Christmas celebrations are uncharacteristically subdued this year as people reflect on the devastation wrought by typhoon Haiyan and of the long task ahead to rebuild their...

Oxfam starts distributing 400 tonnes of rice seed to farmers in rural areas south of Tacloban

International agency Oxfam will start distributing 400 tonnes of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban tomorrow (Thursday 12 December) to help farmers win their 'race against...

Oxfam's response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement

In response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today, Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme Director Chris Johnes,  said:  "It is good news for some that the...

Oxfam's reaction to the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference

Romain Benicchio, Senior Policy Advisor with Oxfam, said:  "The Bali package is hardly going to make a difference for poor countries but at least it keeps the negotiations on food...

Oxfam reactive to EU biofuels debate today

Commenting on the inability of EU Energy Ministers to agree a deal to reform EU biofuels and cap food-based biofuels at 5 percent of the renewable transport fuel target, David Taylor, Oxfam's...

Oxfam to launch new drive to fight poverty and lift lives for good

Oxfam is embarking on an ambitious new drive to tackle the root causes of poverty in 2014, with an even greater focus on programmes that will help lift the lives of even more people. ...

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