- June 2, 2015
G7 based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $US 6 billion in 2010 through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report ‘Money talks: Africa at the G7’. Increasing inequality across the continent hits women the hardest.
- May 27, 2015
Some 40 percent of people in South Sudan are expected to be severely hungry by the end of July, a figure higher than ever before projected.
- May 26, 2015
Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without drinking water – raising the total number of Yemenis without a clean water supply and sanitation to at least 16 million – almost two-thirds of the population, Oxfam warned today.
- May 25, 2015
One month on since the first earthquake hit Nepal, Oxfam is working with mountain guides and porters to deliver life saving aid to the most remote communities before the imminent monsoon hits the country.
- May 21, 2015
Today’s report is simply the latest evidence of the wrong choices made by governments in recent years. It is also another clear signpost on the path to a world with less – not more – inequality.
- May 20, 2015
Overcrowding and a lack of clean water and sanitation facilities have led to cholera among the estimated 40,000 Burundian refugees including in the Tanzanian border town of Kagunga.
- May 19, 2015
We are alarmed and deeply concerned by reports of eyewitness accounts of targeted rape and killing of civilians, including children. The deliberate targeting of civilians and the destruction of homes and hospitals is in clear contravention of international law.
- May 14, 2015
South Sudan's parliament has unanimously passed a bill that would severely limit the NGO sector in the world's youngest country.
- May 12, 2015
On May 12, 2015, a second powerful earthquake, 7.3 magnitude, shook an already devastated Nepal. Oxfam is on the ground providing relief work with clean water, sanitation and emergency food supplies. On April 25th, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Kathmandu, Nepal leading to massive loss of life & destruction of entire communities.
- May 8, 2015
Liberia has worked hard to reach this point and the nation and its people should take credit for how they dealt with this terrible outbreak.