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Media calendar

Please find below our calendar of media stories and reports for the next few months. Do get in touch with the relevant contact if you'd like any more information or call the press office on +44 (0)1865 472498.

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Yemen: The war continues and conditions remain dire, with food and water shortages and a threat of disease. Around 80,000 people have fled. Oxfam is working in Yemen providing aid including clean water and cash to buy food and other essentials. For more information please contact: Sarah Grainger: +44 7810 181 514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk 

Democratic Republic of Congo: Oxfam is working with communities in Beni, North Kivu affected by an outbreak of Ebola to help prevent it from spreading. This outbreak comes at a time when the country is already unstable, with millions of people caught up in humanitarian crises as a result of ongoing conflicts. For interviews or more information please contact: Sarah Dransfield on +44 (0)7884 114825 / sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk 

The Sahel region: Dry season drought means that 11 million people could be at risk of hunger. Thousands of people are on the move to find water and food. Oxfam is providing vital humanitarian aid in six countries that are affected: Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger, including helping farmers and pastoralists to replant and restock herds. For more information please contact Meg Pruce: +44 7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk 

September

3-4 Sept: Syria donors conference in Amman, organised by the EU and Jordanian Government. For more information please contact Sarah Grainger: +44 7810 181 514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk

5 Sept: Parliament to host exhibition celebrating acts of kindness shown to refugees. Museum Without A Home, curated by Oxfam and Amnesty, has been shown in Greece, New York and other locations. This show comes ahead of the White Paper for the Government's Immigration Bill and the adoption of the world's first Global Compact on Refugees. For more information, contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk

6 Sept: Oxfam press release on bloodshed in Yemen, ahead of peace talks in Geneva on Thursday, 6 September. Oxfam teams are providing clean water and other aid to people fleeing fighting in Hudaydah. For more information please contact: Sarah Grainger: +44 7810 181 514 /  sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk  

7 Sept: Fear and violence crippling efforts to keep Ebola under control in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Press release, photos and testimony about the latest outbreak of Ebola in war torn in Eastern DRC.  Contact: Sarah Dransfield on +44 7884 114825/ sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

10 - 16 Sept: Remember A Charity Week.  Oxfam is asking people to consider leaving a gift in their will to Oxfam, to help support work to fight poverty. Free will-writing service offered. Contact Emma Fabian: +44 7825 503274 / efabian1@oxfam.org.uk

12 Sept: 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords.  Ahead of the anniversary on 13 September, Oxfam launches a media report about how the generation of Palestinians born since the first accord has fared. Photos and testimonies available. For more information or for an advance copy, please contact Kai Tabacek +44 7584 265 077/ ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk

12 - 13 Sept: Global Action Climate Summit in San Francisco convened by world leaders to step up ambition to meet goals of Paris Agreement. For information contact Lisa Rutherford: +44 7917 791836 / lrutherford@oxfam.org.uk

13 Sept: Oxfam will release a survey revealing how millennial men approach fashion and style - including how frequently they shop and how long they spend choosing outfits. Oxfam sells menswear online and in shops around the UK, raising money to fight poverty. Please contact Emma Fabian: +44 7825 503274 / efabian1@oxfam.org.uk

15 Sept: 10 years since Lehman Brothers went bust leading to global financial crisis. Oxfam spokespeople available to comment on poverty and inequality around the world. Contact Melanie Kramers: +44 7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

18 Sept: Launch of new Oxfam report on corporate tax avoidance in the UK and developing countries. For more information please contact Melanie Kramers: +44 7825 088894 /mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

21 Sept: UN International Day of Peace. Oxfam case studies available on how ongoing conflict is affecting people in countries such as Yemen and South Sudan. Contact the Media Unit: +44 1865 472498 / media.unit@oxfam.org.uk

25 Sept - 5 Oct: UN General Assembly in New York - high level meetings, including the presentation of a Global Compact on Refugees. Oxfam spokespeople available to comment on the world's first attempt to agree mechanisms for sharing responsibility for supporting refugees more fairly, and other issues affecting people in poverty. Contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk

Sept TBC: Government to launch a white paper on the Immigration Bill. Oxfam spokespeople available for comment on refugees in the UK and the need to reunite refugee families. Contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk

Sept TBC: New Oxfam research about the experience of unaccompanied migrant children in Italy. For more information, contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk 

October

8 Oct: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change release Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°c. For comment, interviews and case studies about the impacts of climate change on some of the world's poorest people, contact Lisa Rutherford: +44 7917 791836 / lrutherford@oxfam.org.uk 

12 - 14 Oct: World Bank and IMF annual meetings in Indonesia. Oxfam will publish new research and spokespeople will be available for comment on issues including climate change and inequality. Please contact Melanie Kramers: +44 7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

25 - 26 Oct: World Health Organisation Global Conference marks 40 years since committing to promote health care for all. The landmark declaration, signed in Alma-Ata in Kazakhstan, called for urgent action by governments to protect public health. Despite great improvements, many of the world's poorest people are still missing out on treatment. For case studies and information please contact Melanie Kramers: +44 7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk 

Oct TBC: Oxfam and Cities of Sanctuary launch new scheme to help refugees volunteer in Oxfam shops across the country. Case studies available. Contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk 

November

Nov TBC: Oxfam launches research on Refugees in Britain looking at the UK's history of welcoming refugees through the words of politicians of the day. For more information, contact Kai Tabacek: +44 7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk 

21 - 22 Nov: Climate Vulnerable Forum focusing on people affected by climate change. This is the first virtual climate change summit with heads of state expected to join. For comment, and case studies about the impacts of climate change on some of the world's poorest people, contact Lisa Rutherford: +44 7917 791836 / lrutherford@oxfam.org.uk   

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