25 July 2014
“The upsurge in violence in Gaza is horrific and untenable. The killing must stop. In particular, the high level of civilian casualties is simply outrageous. Oxfam staff are on the ground witnessing...
22 July 2014
Oxfam colleagues around the world were shocked and horrified by the tragic loss of life in Malaysia airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine. Farah Karimi, Executive Director of Oxfam Novib in the...
10 July 2014
Reacting to the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as new UN peace envoy on Syria, Camilla Jelbart Mosse, Oxfam's Syria campaign manager said: "The appointment of Staffan de Mistura comes at a crucial...
9 July 2014
Oxfam warned today that any further escalation in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel will have devastating humanitarian consequences for civilians. The agency called for an immediate halt to the...
3 July 2014
In response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria and the regional refugee crisis today, Andy Baker, who leads Oxfam's response to the crisis in Syrian and Iraq, said: “Atrocities continue...
26 June 2014
The support required to get 57 million children into primary school fell more than a billion dollars short of its target – that’s the disappointing outcome of the Global Partnership for Education (...
25 June 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today publishes a major new report on global corporate taxation: “Spillovers in international corporate taxation.” In it, the IMF lists all the ways that big...
24 June 2014
Oxfam welcomes today's World Bank report 'Climate-Smart Development: Adding Up the Benefits,' which shows the series of additional benefits that can be realized if governments take relatively modest...
20 June 2014
Reacting to the largest number of displaced people in world since the Second World War, Shannon Scribner, Oxfam’s Acting Head of Humanitarian Campaigns said: “The figure of 51.2 million...
19 June 2014
International agency Oxfam today flew out a seven strong team of experts to Iraq to set up an aid program to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes in recent days. The team will be...