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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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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

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,...

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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...

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