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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. ...

Yemen cholera outbreak hits 1 million suspected cases

In response to the Yemen cholera outbreak hitting the million suspected cases mark Shane Stevenson, Oxfam's Country Director in Yemen, said: ...

Reaction to Greek government decision to move 5,000 people from islands to mainland

The Greek government has said that it intends to transfer 5,000 people from the Greek islands to the mainland before the start of winter. Responding to the news, Nicola Bay, head of mission for Oxfam...

Millions of Yemenis days away from losing clean running water

Danger of Cholera comeback as four in five people will be without steady water supply ...

Yemen: Hasten push for peace or be complicit in the country's famine

Cancellation of a meeting of five countries with the power to unlock a path to peace in Yemen must not be used as an excuse to delay lifting the blockade or agreeing the ceasefire that the war-torn...

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Media advisory: Oxfam's 75th anniversary

Oxfam thanks supporters for generosity to world's poorest over past 75 years On Thursday Oxfam marks 75 years since its founding on 5 October 1942 by a small group concerned about civilians...

Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

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...

Hurricane Irma Oxfam team helping Haiti evacuation

Half-a-million people could be affected even in the best-case scenario - or as many as 3 million in the worst ...

Oxfam ready to respond to Hurricane Irma

Oxfam and partner organisations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are ready to respond to the impact of Hurricane Irma and help people who are likely to be hardest-hit ...

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