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Oxfam Scotland welcomes the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Emergency Fund

Responding to the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Humanitarian Emergency Fund, Angus Nelson, Head of Fundraising for Oxfam Scotland, said: "Oxfam is delighted that this...

Give just a little now and make a difference to the people of South Sudan

Sixteen million people are on the brink of starvation in East Africa because of a combination of drought and conflict. People are already dying in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. The Disasters...

Heart-wrenching and heart-warming - Lisa Stewart reflects on her recent visit to Malawi

This article first appeared in the Irvine Herald on November 11 2016. ...

Desperate measures: worsening food crisis in Malawi driving people towards extreme coping mechanisms

Oxfam Scotland finds urgent need in Scotland's core international development partner country ...

Hunger is a reality for millions in Malawi

Imagine only having a third of the food you need to feed your family.  ...

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

DEC announces Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Scotland. First Minister announces £250,000 Scottish Government donation

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has today announced its appeal to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake.   ...

The world must take big steps forward to make poverty history

Almost ten years after the G8 Summit in Gleneagles, the world must take big steps forward to make poverty history. Too many countries are set to break their promises to make poverty history,...

Aid: a legal act to end broken promises?

By Ryan McQuigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland In 1970, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that included this goal: "Each economically...

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