14 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
A mass evacuation has been ordered following the eruption of Mount Kelud on the main island of Java, Indonesia. Oxfam is currently working closely with partners on the ground to assess the situation and is preparing for the distribution of thousands of face-masks to protect people from harmful smoke and ash.
6 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Oxfam Australia welcomes funding from the Australia Government today for a project supporting families experiencing sexual and domestic violence in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
16 Jan 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Australia has pledged just AU$10 million to help Syrians struggling to survive the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st Century both inside Syria and in refugee camps outside of the country.
28 Dec 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
As the violence and insecurity spreads in South Sudan the needs of innocent people caught up in it, including more than 100,000 people who have fled their homes, are escalating day by day.
Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India, Oxfam will provide relief to 60,000 people affected
15 Oct 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
International aid agency Oxfam will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 60,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country’s biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday, leaving almost nine million people affected.
8 Oct 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
If you’ve ever lived away from home, you’ve probably experienced those pangs of homesickness that can spring from nowhere. One minute, you’re going about your business and the next, something small will spark a memory of home, family or friends.
26 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
A landmark, Australian-led resolution to tackle the devastating impacts of small arms and light weapons is expected to be adopted by the United Nations Security Council tomorrow, signalling a major step forward in international cooperation on arms control, international aid agency Oxfam Australia said.
23 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
Now down to its final week as president of the United Nations Security Council, Australia has a real chance to make its mark on the powerful body.
10 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
Australian aid to Afghanistan should be better targeted to increasing the number of women in the Afghan police force, with a new Oxfam report showing women make up just one per cent of Afghan police.
3 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
The Syria crisis has reached another tragic milestone, with the United Nations refugee agency today announcing the number of Syrian refugees has passed two million.