Oxfam is closely watching Typhoon Hagupit and has contingency stocks and staff on standby, as the Philippines prepares for the storm to make landfall this weekend.
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Oxfam has called on the Australian Government to rule out further raids on the aid budget that would diminish the fight against poverty and inequality, following speculation today that the aid budget might again be in the firing line for cuts.
All countries must use the UN Climate Change Summit in Lima, which begins today (Monday 1 December), to resolve the impasse over ‘climate finance’, and make success possible at the critical Paris talks in December 2015, says international agency Oxfam. In a new report, Breaking the Standoff, Oxfam details how current pledges are out of […]
Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke today welcomed news of the imminent deployment of Australian health workers by medical company Aspen Medical to Sierra Leone to assist with the treatment of Ebola patients.
Oxfam has welcomed Westpac’s progress on the issue of land grabs, with the release of its new policy on financing of agribusiness. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said the new policy meant Westpac would not finance agribusiness companies that violated the rights of local communities, such as the right to free, prior and informed consent […]
This Christmas marks 10 years of Australians buying goats, chickens and even cow manure for developing communities around the world through the Oxfam Unwrapped charity gift program.
International aid agency Oxfam today said the international response to Ebola must continue at full speed after the UN announced that the December 1 deadline to bring the outbreak of the deadly disease under control will not be met.
The announcement of $9.2 billion in pledges to the Green Climate Fund is welcome but only a bare minimum, says Oxfam.
Oxfam today congratulated National Australia Bank on taking a significant step forward in playing their part to stop unfair land deals that leave people around the world homeless and hungry.
The NAB today took the step of releasing a policy on improper land acquisitions which clearly outlines what actions the bank will take to seek to ensure their business dealings respect land rights.
The G20’s promise to pursue inclusive and sustainable growth is welcome, but its response to the Ebola crisis is dangerously inadequate.