Subject: aid

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Oxfam Scotland Film Premiere - Free!

Halima's Story and Exaveria's Story Two short films highlighting Oxfam's work in Tanzania, funded by the Scottish Government.  Key note speaker: Humza...

Syria Needs Aid Not Arms

Last week the EU chose not to renew the arms embargo on Syria, which had prevented weapons being sent to the country. The UK and French governments argued for ending the embargo...

DEC Syria Appeal Receives £100,000 from Scottish Government

The Disasters Emergency Committee in Scotland has warmly welcomed a donation of £100,000 from the Scottish Government for the Syria Crisis Appeal. The announcement came as Scotland's political...

Spot the George from Glasgow

Guest Blog from Glasgow Campaigns Group, Laura Kerr, Stefanie McCartney and Louise Costigane Three of us from the Glasgow Campaigns Group travelled down to London to be a part of the Enough...

Kids challenge Chancellor on global hunger

Primary school children from East Lothian today challenged the Chancellor to keep the UK's promises on aid in this year's budget. The eight children from Wallyford Primary School,...

Scottish activists take IF message to MPs

Oxfam Scotland volunteer political activism co-ordinator Meray Diner (pictured right with MPs William Bain and Ann McKechin MP) took part in the IF Camapaign Lunch and Lobby last week. Here...

David Cameron

Oxfam Scotland statement on PM's aid comments

Oxfam Scotland has responded to the Prime Minsiter's comments on aid and the military. Head of Oxfam Scotland, Judith Robertson, said: "We are deeply concerned at Prime Minister David...

Halima's Story

30 years old. Four children. And a life expectancy of just 15 more years. Life is hard - and very likely short - for Halima Shabani. Feeding and sending her children to school is a constant...

Scotland unites against hunger at IF launch

The biggest campaign against hunger ever launched in Scotland got off to a lively start in Glasgow yesterday. The IF Campaign is a huge coalition of UK-based organisations, including...

"Climate Change Is Killing Us"

By Jamie Livingstone, Oxfam Scotland Campaign Manager "Climate change is killing us". Andrew Chikwanda could scarcely put it more bluntly. It's his first day as Acting...

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