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Eight people own same wealth as half the world

Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who form the poorest half of the world's population,...

Oxfam response to ICAI review on DFID cash transfer programmes

In response to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) review on the effects of DFID's cash transfer programmes, published today, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy & Government Relations,...

Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Oxfam app offers supporters behind scenes access and greater control

Oxfam has launched a new app designed to bring supporters closer than ever to the causes they support and put control of their relationship with the charity at their fingertips. ...

Oxfam warns of hunger in Haiti three months after Hurricane Matthew

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians who survived Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through their country three months ago, will go hungry if governments, donors and aid agencies do not step up efforts...

Employers pick volunteers over other job candidates, new research reveals

Volunteering gives job-seekers a huge advantage over other candidates, new research reveals. The study shows 80 percent of employers are more likely to hire an applicant with volunteering experience. ...

Population three quarters the size of UK in need of aid across Middle East

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today. ...

REACTION: Tax transparency needed to hold overseas territories to account

Margaret Hodge MP has today proposed an amendment to the Criminal Finance Bill that would ensure the UK's overseas territories adopt the same transparency standards as the rest of the UK by the...

Yemen: reaction to Government statement on UK cluster bombs

In reaction to the Minister's statement on UK cluster bombs in Yemen Oxfam GB's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "The announcement that UK cluster bombs will not be used...

Less than 3 per cent of 5 million Syrian refugees resettled in rich countries

Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria's neighbouring states have been resettled in rich countries according to a report published today by Oxfam. The UK has...

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