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Reaction to news that Penny Mourdant has been appointed as new international development secretary

Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "I warmly welcome Penny Mordaunt's appointment and look forward to working with her to ensure that Britain continues to play a leading role in...

Reaction to latest Integrated Phase Classification update on food security in South Sudan

In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) update on South Sudan's food security situation, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan Ranjan Poudyal said: "4.8...

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People in poorer countries five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather

People in low and lower-middle income countries were five times more likely to be forced from their homes by "sudden-onset" weather disasters, like floods and storms, than people in richer...

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas without shelter & clean water in flooded camps in Bangladesh

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water, Oxfam warned today. ...

Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Oxfam providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of Sierra Leone mud slide

Oxfam is providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of yesterday's mud slide on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. ...

Oxfam comment on NAO report

Commenting on today's National Audit Office report Managing the Official Development Assistance target, Oxfam's head of UK policy, Richard Pyle said: ...

Oxfam reaction to Robert Halfon comments on overseas aid

Reacting to Robert Halfon's suggestion that the aid budget could be cut in order to pay for the lifting of the public sector pay cap, Richard Pyle, Oxfam Head of UK Policy, said: ...

Oxfam reaction to £75 million package to tackle migration crisis

Commenting on Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a £75 million funding package to help tackle the migration crisis, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Advisor Josephine Liebl said: ...

South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before

Commenting on the results of Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) update released today by the government, UN agencies and NGOs which finds the two counties of Leer and Mayendit moving...

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