At least $18.5 trillion is hidden by wealthy individuals in tax havens worldwide, representing a loss of more than $156 billion in tax revenue, according to new figures published today by international agency Oxfam.
Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and people’s vulnerability to disasters according to a new report published today by international agency Oxfam.
With temperatures set to soar up to 104ºF (40˚C) in the coming weeks, international agency Oxfam has warned that the warmer weather will increase health-related risks for Syrian refugees.
Oxfam is supporting international efforts to assess needs in Patukhali, Barguna and Bhola, the three districts worst hit by Cyclone Mahasen that hit Bangladesh on 16 May.
Poor countries are cutting back investment in farming, health service and services to help women because of fears about rising debts and the impact of the economic crisis, according to a new database launched today.
International donors must help Mali to rebuild its ability to govern itself and stop its slide into economic ruin if it is to “win the peace” following the French-led military intervention, says Oxfam.
A new report, Exploring the Links Between International Business and Poverty Reduction: Bouquets and Beans from Kenya, has been released by Oxfam and International Procurement and Logistics (IPL).
A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental organisations and certification organizations said today that systemic problems are locking-in low wages for tea workers.