A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
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New report reveals inequality in education persists. Oxfam calls for firm political and financial commitments for free, public education systems to end inequality.
Christine Lagarde gave the go ahead for 3 countries affected by Ebola to increase their fiscal deficit.
Nicolas Mombrial, head of Oxfam’s DC office said,
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 Partnershi
Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014.
Ahead of the 65th World Health Assembly (WHA), taking place in Geneva next week, International agency Oxfam has warned that the fundamental role of the World Health Organization (WHO) as the leading agency for global health is at risk because it has suffered from a severe financial crisis and related heavy staff losses.
Oxfam spokesperson Elizabeth Stuart said:
Oxfam reaction to the “1000 Days to Improve Child Nutrition” MDG Summit side event, co-hosted by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Micheal Martin, Irish Foreign Affairs Minister: <
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