Publications & Reports
(February 28, 2008) An Oxfam International report released today shows that local disputes over water, land and other resources are a frequent cause of violence in Afghanistan, and are often exploited by anti-government groups.
Oxfam's reort calls on the international community to strengthen communities' capacity to resolve disputes and build a lasting peace.
Oxfam estimates that adapting to climate change in developing countries is likely to cost at least $50bn each year, and far more if global greenhouse-gas emissions are not cut fast enough
There are major shortcomings in the pharmaceutical industry's current initiatives to ensure that poor people have access to medicines.
Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia, home to more than four billion people or 60 per cent of the world's population, according to a new multi-agency report published today called Up in Smoke: Asia and the Pacific.
Read the Final Report from Oxfam Canada's National Assembly 2007
Armed violence is masking a humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where eight million people nearly one in three need emergency aid, says a report released today by international agency Oxfam and NCCI, a network of aid organizations working in Iraq. The report 'Rising to the Humanitarian Challenge in Iraq says donor countries which have no troops in Iraq, including Canada, must do more to help ordinary Iraqis meet basic needs for water, sanitation, food and shelter.
Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief
Rich countries are using regional and bilateral trade deals to attain concessions they cannot get at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), with serious implications for poor countries' development, says a new report published by Oxfam today.
The international community must commit to strengthening the UN Central Emergency Response Fund's (CERF) potential for providing quick, life-saving humanitarian assistance for millions of people around the world.