On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Oxfam welcomes Pope Francis' message on human rights and justice for sustainable development, delivered at the opening of the historic Sustainable Development Summit in New York.
Oxfam joins world leaders, civil society and people around the world to celebrate the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by world leaders at the United Nations, but cautions that progress toward them must be tangible, political and disruptive.
The Control Arms Coalition welcomed today’s signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States.
The UN General Assembly outcome document agreed today exposes the unevenness and gaps in achieving the MDGs between and within countries.
On the proposed ECOWAS force to Mali:
Mamadou Biteye Oxfam’s West Africa Regional Director said :