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Christmas sales at the Oxfam Online Shop soared!

Sales at the Oxfam Online Shop soared by 33 per cent in the Christmas trading period, as shoppers looked for an easy way to buy ethical gifts and cards that fight extreme poverty at the same time. ...

Rohingya refugees say no return to Myanmar without equal rights

Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to Myanmar until their safety can be guaranteed and they have equal rights, including being able to work and travel...

Global Health Report damning indictment of government action on health, says Oxfam

Responding to the publication of a new World Bank - World Health Organisation report which reveals that half the world do not have access to essential quality healthcare, and 800 million people face...

Reaction to Syria aid story

Responding to the story about overseas aid for Syrian police being allegedly diverted to an extremist group, Katy Chakrabortty, Oxfam's Head of Advocacy, said: ...

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...

A family affected by climate change

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. ...

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