- November 7, 2014
"Thanks to the generosity of the Canadian government and public, Oxfam was able to provide water, improve sanitation and hygiene and support livelihood recovery for hundreds of thousands of people who lost their homes and income in the typhoon. But for the long term what is also needed is global action on climate change and support to build resilience for those most at risk from climate-related disasters." Julie Delahanty, Executive Director, Oxfam Canada
- November 4, 2014
- October 29, 2014
The gap between the rich and poor is spiralling out of control. Just 85 individuals have the same wealth as half the people on our planet. Such extreme economic inequality is standing in the way of ending global poverty, and widening other inequalities like the gap between women and men.
- October 20, 2014
In a battle against the clock, with less than two months left in the window to curb the spread of the virus ravaging Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still a crippling shortfall in military staff to provide the logistical support that is desperately needed.
- October 16, 2014
Oxfam is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections.
- October 14, 2014
The Oxfam BC team will commemorate World Food day with a Pailwalker - a walk in solidarity with the countless women and girls worldwide who walk a minimum of 6km a day to get water.
- October 10, 2014
Oxfam congratulates education champions Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai on Nobel Peace Prize
- October 8, 2014
Oxfam Canada applauds Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s pledge of up to $10 million to provide services and treatment for Syrian and Iraqi refugees who have been victims of sexual abuse.
- October 6, 2014
Oxfam has already helped over half a million people in affected countries and will be significantly stepping up its water and sanitation supply to Ebola treatment centers and community care centers, supply of hygiene materials and boosting its mass public information campaign.