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Date: Apr 2015

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Oxfam to help at least 350,000 hit by Nepal earthquake

Oxfam today stepped up its relief effort to help an initial 350,000 people hit by the earthquake in Nepal, providing clean water, toilets and shelter to thousands of people. ...

Oxfam's response to the earthquake in Nepal

Oxfam's team in Nepal are assessing humanitarian need following the devastating earthquake. In addition a team of technical experts are preparing to fly from the UK with supplies to provide clean...

Oxfam response to figures from the Trussell Trust which reveal that UK foodbank visits have topped 1 million

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out today, which show that the number of foodbank visits in the UK have topped 1 million, Oxfam's Head of UK Poverty, Rachael Orr, said: ...


Oxfam response to the announcement that operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has ended

Oxfam welcomes the announcement by the Saudi Arabian led Coalition that Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has ended, but warns that the work to bring aid to millions of Yemenis is still only beginning. ...


South Sudanese families being pushed to the brink of hunger

Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season'...


Oxfam verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...


Oxfam condemns coalition airstrike on one of its storage facilities in Saada Governorate in northern Yemen

Grace Ommer, Oxfam's country director in Yemen said: "This is an outrage. The contents of the warehouse had no military value. It only contained humanitarian supplies associated with our...


World Bank must lead efforts to raise $1.7 billion to improve Ebola-hit countries’ health care

The World Bank and international donors must find $1.7 billion to improve dangerously inadequate health systems in Ebola-affected countries and help prevent such a deadly epidemic...


Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam


New Director role at Oxfam GB demonstrates fighting for women's rights is crucial to ending poverty

Oxfam GB has appointed Laurie Adams as Women's Rights Director. This newly created role arises out of Oxfam's commitment to empowering women in poverty, which is central to reducing suffering...

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