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Date: Aug 2018

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Never judge a book by its cover - a rare Piranesi raises thousands for Oxfam

A rare book of etchings by the Italian artist, Piranesi raised £30,000 for Oxfam when it was sold at Cheffins Fine Art Auctioneers in Cambridge. The volume was part of a larger anonymous donation...

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Oxfam reaction to Theresa May's speech

In response to Theresa May's speech in South Africa today, Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, said: ...

Meaningful progress needed to end impunity and discrimination in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Joint statement from 19 international agencies working in Myanmar ...

Donated clothes arriving at Oxfam's warehouse in Batley, Yorkshire

Oxfam saves over 7000 tonnes of clothing from landfill every year

Oxfam estimates that it is saving 7200 tonnes of clothing from going into landfill every year thanks to its Wastesaver processing plant. ...

Kerala floods update

Oxfam India's emergency team is in Wayanad and Idukki, two of the worst affected districts in Kerala. The team has conducted an assessment, met the local administration and trained local partners...

$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps,...

Oxfam responds to Kerala floods

Oxfam is preparing to provide emergency assistance including clean water and temporary shelters to people affected by one of the worst floods in the history of Kerala, in south-west India. ...

More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok – Oxfam

A third earthquake of 6-Richter magnitude which struck Lombok earlier today has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and has slowed down rescue efforts.  With the latest quake...

Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to survivors of Indonesian earthquake

Spokespeople available Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors following a devastating earthquake, the second within a week, hit Lombok...

Oxfam's response to today's horrific bombing of the fish market and hospital in the city of Hudaydah

Oxfam condemned today's attacks and called on all parties to the conflict to respect international law and protect civilians from harm.  ...

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