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Date: Apr 2015

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Rally for Climate

The climate is changing. We've all seen it. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and seasons are becoming increasingly erratic. And it's the world's poorest people that are...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

DEC announces Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Scotland. First Minister announces £250,000 Scottish Government donation

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has today announced its appeal to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake.   ...

Oxfam Scotland response to Trussell Trust report on increase in people using foodbanks

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out last week, which show that the number of foodbank users in the UK has topped 1 million, 117,689 of those in Scotland, Jamie Livingstone, Head of...

The world must take big steps forward to make poverty history

Almost ten years after the G8 Summit in Gleneagles, the world must take big steps forward to make poverty history. Too many countries are set to break their promises to make poverty history,...

Musician Emeli Sande joins the battle against inequality

Award winning Scottish musician and songwriter, Emeli Sande, visited Oxfam programmes in Zambia to raise awareness of how inequality affects the lives of people there. ...

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