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Date: Dec 2016

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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...

Actor Tom Hardy and Channel 5 News presenter John Snow hold placards supporting the DEC appeal for Yemen

DEC appeal raises £8 million for Yemen

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised a total of £8 million since it launched on Tuesday, with donations continuing to pour in. ...

Aid workers warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen unless more emergency food reaches millions

Aid workers are warning that Yemen is heading towards a humanitarian catastrophe should more emergency food not reach the millions of people already suffering chronic hunger. ...

DEC launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

A major appeal is launched today (Tuesday) by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help people facing hunger in Yemen. ...

Reaction: Reports of civilians being executed in East Aleppo are deeply concerning

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response Manager, said: ...

Bermuda named world’s worst tax haven - Oxfam

Four UK-linked territories - Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Jersey and the British Virgin Islands - appear in a new list of the world's 15 worst corporate tax havens revealed by Oxfam today. ...

REACTION: Countries from around the world demand a more transparent global tax system

Politicians from around the world today called on governments to ensure that comprehensive information about companies' taxable activities is published, at the Public Affairs Committee summit...

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