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Ebola cases in Eastern Congo reaches 300 as mistrust and insecurity hamper response

In response to the number of Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaching 300, Chals Wontewe, Oxfam's Country Director in the DRC, said: ...

Oxfam: hundreds of thousands of Congolese forced to flee Angola in need of aid

Oxfam warned today of an emerging humanitarian crisis in the Southern Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where over 257,000 Congolese people have sought safety having been forced...

Reaction: Deeply concerning that Rohingya refugees to be sent back to face same persecution they fled

Commenting on reports that the repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar will begin in mid November, Oxfam's head of regional advocacy for the Rohingya crisis, Rachael Reilly,...

One civilian killed every three hours in Yemen fighting

One civilian has been killed every three hours in fighting in Yemen since the beginning of August, with many more people succumbing to disease and hunger, Oxfam said today. The Saudi-led coalition...

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Oxfam's "first duty" is to protect the people it serves

Oxfam's "first duty" is to ensure its life-saving and life-changing work is carried out in an environment where those it serves are protected from abuse, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief...

Oxfam reaction to Aldi's human rights policy

Reacting to Aldi South's human rights policy statement, published yesterday, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns Matthew Spencer, said: ...

Statement on a global register for suspected sex offenders

Responding to the Secretary of State for International Development's announcement of a global register for suspected sex offenders, an Oxfam spokesperson said: ...

Aldi out of step with its ethical customers

Almost nine out of ten Aldi customers believe it is important for the supermarket to ensure that workers around the world who produce Aldi's food earn enough for at least a basic standard of...

REACTION: IPCC special report keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius

Responding to the report, Matthew Spencer, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns and Policy said:  "Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions of people are already feeling...

Oxfam expands response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Oxfam is expanding its response to support 500,000 people after the Indonesian Government announced on Monday that more than two million people may be affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami...

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