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Date: Sep 2018

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Drug companies dodge $3.8bn in taxes, money needed to fight poverty

Four of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies may be dodging taxes to the tune of an estimated $3.8 billion [£3bn], suggests a new report from Oxfam today. ...

Oxfam delivers clean water to isolated families in Philippines

Oxfam has reached isolated communities in the Philippines hit by Typhoon Mangkhut to deliver urgently needed clean water to 500 families. ...

A woman holds her daughter during an air raid.

REACTIVE Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone for Idlib

Reacting to the plan by Russia and Turkey to suspend an escalation of conflict in Idlib and create a buffer zone, Shaheen Chughtai, Oxfam's Syria Campaign Lead said: ...

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Oxfam and local partners prepare to assess and respond to Typhoon Mangkhut

Oxfam and its partner, Citizens' Disaster Response Center (CDRC), are preparing to conduct rapid needs assessments in Cagayan, in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. At least three people are...

Oxfam and partners prepare to deliver clean water and shelter to thousands in Typhoon Mangkhut aftermath

In the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, Oxfam, the Citizens' Disaster Response Center (CDRC), and Cagayan Valley Disaster Response Center have identified that people affected need clean water and...

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Oxfam reaction: Government response to IDC's report on aid

Reacting to the UK Government's response to the International Development Committee's report on aid spending, Katy Chakrabortty, Oxfam GB's head of advocacy, said: ...

Ferdose, 40, fled Taiz in Yemen when her house was burnt in the war.

Escalation in fighting in Hudaydah risks cutting off life-saving supplies for millions of Yemenis

Oxfam is warning of catastrophic repercussions for people in Yemen if the Saudi and Emirati led coalition, and aligned forces, continue to push for control of the main route linking the port city...

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Oxfam closely monitoring Super Typhoon Mangkhut bearing down on Philippines

Oxfam and its partners in the Philippines are preparing to respond to Super Typhoon Mangkhut as it nears the north of the country. ...

Oxfam: fear and violence could still undermine efforts to contain Ebola in DR Congo

New cases in urban areas mean virus remains a threat ...

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REACTIVE: FAO annual report on global food security and nutrition

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations today published its annual report on global food security and nutrition, estimating that 821 million people were undernourished in 2017....

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