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 strongly welcomes the European Parliament’s vote against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by a majority of 478 votes out of 682. ACTA would have posed a serious
The G20 leading economies have sidelined development and food security at their summit in Los Cabos.
Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number of people facing severe hunger in the country.
Oxfam today called on governments to inject significant levels of aid into Yemen so that the country's poorest and most vulnerable benefit from this tentative move to reform.
In response to donor commitments announced at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Copenhagen today, Oxfam’s Education Policy Advisor, Katie Malouf Bous, said:
Despite its vital importance, West African agriculture is characterized by low productivity and beset with economic, social and environmental limitations.