23 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
The safety of seven million people in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating. Oxfam says the Government of South Sudan and parties to the conflict must immediately agree to a ceasefire. The international community needs to step up efforts to help stop the conflict and saves lives with a massive injection of emergency aid.
16 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
With just eight months left before Australia hands back its seat on the UN Security Council, there is little time left to fully maximize this rare opportunity to make a real difference for people who are caught up in the horror of war in places like Syria and Afghanistan.
13 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
A tsunami warning has been issued for the Solomon Islands following an earthquake in Makira this morning.
12 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Supporting the immediate emergency response and restoring the sustainability of affected communities will be central to the assistance delivered to the Solomon Islands as part of the Australian government’s $3 million funding package, Oxfam Australia said today.
10 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Oxfam is encouraging Australians to have a Fair Trade Easter, after IBISWorld data confirms spending on chocolate is set to be $191.4 million – a 4.5 per cent rise from last year.
9 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
With recovery efforts in Honiara and its surrounds underway following devastating flooding, there is growing concern around the lack of clean water and sanitation in the region, growing concern around the lack of clean water and sanitation in the region, international aid agency Oxfam said today.
6 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Tens of thousands of people in and around Honiara have been left homeless by the recent flash flooding and heavy rains in the Solomon Islands.
3 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
People are being urgently evacuated and homes have been destroyed following flash flooding in the Solomon Islands’ capital of Honiara, where there has been extremely heavy rain over several days.
1 Apr 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from all over Victoria will meet in Melbourne today for the state’s first-ever regional Straight Talk, a gathering which supports indigenous women to make positive changes in their communities through political influence.
31 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
A major new scientific assessment released today by the UN’s top climate scientists presents climate change not as a distant, future threat to food availability, but as a clear and present danger that highlights a major reversal in the fight against hunger.