A report just released by the UN’s climate change body shows that current country pledges to reduce emissions will not be enough to avoid dangerous climate change, Oxfam said today.
Relief for the 8 million people affected by the devastating Nepal earthquake six months ago is being disrupted by delays in reinstating the Nepal Government’s National Reconstruction Agency, Oxfam said.
Mexico’s coastal towns may have been spared the worst when super storm Hurricane Patricia reduced rapidly in intensity on making landfall, but as the storm continues to make its way across the country, the threat of flooding and landslides remains, Oxfam said.
The world is waiting to hear news of the destruction caused by Hurricane Patricia, with communication links down after the category five super storm pummelled Mexico’s south west coast today.
One of the strongest storms ever recorded, Hurricane Patricia, is about to hit the west coast of Mexico’s, south west coast packing wind gusts of more than 320km.
A New South Wales farmer, community leaders from Indigenous Australia and Kiribati, and Oxfam Australia’s Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke joined more than 20 Australians from all walks of life at Parliament House to meet with key decision-makers to urge substantially stronger action on climate change today.
The threat of flooding and landslides remains high as Typhoon Koppu moves across the northern Philippines.
The third Oxfam Trailwalker Perth came to an end this morning with the final walkers in the 100km fundraising challenge crossing the finish line at Lesmurdie.
Oxfam Trailwalker Perth will get underway this morning, with more than 1,200 participants taking on the challenge to walk or run up to 100km in the Perth Hills. Considered one of Australia’s toughest endurance events, the event is hoping to raise $1.2 million for Oxfam to help people living in poverty around the world. About […]
More than 1,200 people will walk up to 100km through the rugged Perth Hills in support of people living in poverty.