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Shane Stevenson, Oxfam's Country Director in Yemen, said millions of people were struggling to buy enough to eat, and those who were then ...
Oxfam is paid by festivals for volunteers' time, raising essential money for the charity to carry out its work fighting poverty and suffering around ...
The Oxfam gowns retail at around £250 - considerably less than the £2,000 to £10,000 dresses normally featured on the show. Around 95% of ...
Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam ...
In the report, Oxfam and its partners found that in 84 per cent of the testimonies, people said they had suffered inhuman or degrading treatment, ...
A spokeswoman for Oxfam said: "After Jack announced his departure, Oxfam made the decision to appoint an interim director while we review ...
Yemen's cholera epidemic is worst on record: Oxfam ... suspected cases in the three months since the outbreak started, the charity Oxfam said.
The Originals actor is raising funds to support Oxfam in their campaign to end the crisis and encourages everyone to educate themselves about ...
Oxfam's director in Italy, Robert Barbieri, said: "People must come first. The EU should provide safe routes for people to come to Europe and ...
Oxfam welcomes the Australian government's announcement of an additional $20 million for South Sudan and Somalia in February, which includes funding for our lifesaving work in South Sudan.
Turkish Gunes newspaper seen with a headline 'Female Hitler, Ugly aunt' depicting a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Adolf Hitler, in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 March 2017.
Oxfam SA criticised the government's reaction to the crisis as slow, sporadic, and badly-targeted. "Despite the range and extent of impacts across society, it has not declared a national emergency.
Oxfam's head of festival George Upcott said: "Being a volunteer at festivals is a music lover's dream. You do three shifts at each event, and off duty you're free to enjoy yourself like any other festival-goer.
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The current level of hunger in Yemen is unprecedented with the number of food insecure people rising by three million in seven months.
International charity Oxfam has singled out Bermuda's HSBC in a major report on the use of tax havens by the top 20 European banks.
The twenty biggest banks in the Eurozone booked over a quarter of their 2015 profits in tax havens, with Luxembourg and Ireland the favorite destinations, a report by Oxfam said on Monday. 25% of Europe's largest banks' profits, roughly 25 billion ...
First-time Trailwalker team The Young and the Breathless became the first to cross the finish line at the 12th Oxfam Trailwalker charity event this weekend, ...
A new Oxfam report suggests there is strong evidence Ireland is facilitating "significant corporate tax avoidance by top European banks".
(MENAFN - Morocco world news) Rabat - Oxfam has launched a tax justice program in an attempt to achieve a just distribution of resources and fiscal ...
Millions of people in Yemen are being "willfully starved" by both the warring parties on the ground and the foreign backers blocking supplies and aid, an Oxfam adviser told RT, calling on international community to urgently address the dire ...
First-time Trailwalker team The Young and the Breathless became the first to cross the finish line at the 12th Oxfam Trailwalker charity event this weekend, completing the 100km course in 14 hours and 32 minutes.
Rabat - Oxfam has launched a tax justice program in an attempt to achieve a just distribution of resources and fiscal transparency in Morocco.
"Oxfam surveyed 2000 families of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Hajjah Governorate, between November and December 2016, and found 85 percent of respondents were going hungry.
Coke and Pepsico were among companies criticised in 2013 for links to land disputes, with Oxfam saying nearly 800 large-scale land deals by foreign investors ...
Harare - Scores of Harare residents are exposed to deadly water-borne diseases - cholera and typhoid - after an Oxfam Zimbabwe (Oxfam) survey ...
The gala ushering in the 28th annual Melbourne Comedy Festival is as stuffed with comedy royalty as it is eager fans. Tonight's recurring themes: Australia Day, ...
Oxfam deputy manager, Tanya Jenkins, said: "They were popped just in a black bag, we have a big donation bay out the back of the shop and we get so much stuff that people just leave them in the bay outside.
Oxfam also urged the National Assembly to incorporate all ratified international treaties on women into domestic laws in order to make the National Gender Policy actionable, stressing that the executive must further work with the legislature to ensure ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is celebrated for being a good male feminist ally, but do his policies actually show that he's all talk and no action?
Oxfam deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence said: "The research tallies with our own regular surveys which show that the vast majority of staff feel proud to work for Oxfam, enjoy their job and share Oxfam's vision to end extreme poverty around the world.
Speaking at the Institute of Fundraising's face-to-face conference in London yesterday, James Terry, head of fundraising compliance at Oxfam, said that charities needed to have a much closer relationship with their agencies and suppliers and that this ...
Nantwich Oxfam store is ready for Red Nose Day on March 24 - with 10 new Noses in special surprise bags. These include Nose-it-all (the all-knowing owl); Viking Norse nose; Snootankhamun from ancient Sneezegypt; Snuffles the Dragon; DJ Boogie; ...
Boston, MA - infoZine - "This budget is a narrow-minded, small-hearted reimagining of America's role in the world," said Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America. "Since the Second World War, presidents of both major parties advanced US ...
Thousands of wedding gowns are donated to Oxfam every year, to be sold in shops and through Oxfam online. However, next weekend (March 25) - for the first time ever - brides-to-be will be able to view a selection of vintage and contemporary dresses in ...
Mrs Owens, who has 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, recently applied to volunteer at the Oxfam shop in Friars Street, Sudbury, after spotting a notice in the window.
Gianmaria Pinto, Country Director of the Norwegian refugee Council. The EU has touted the EU-Turkey deal as a model for further agreements with other countries.
LYNDON CENTER - The annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet fundraiser at Lyndon State College will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Moore Community Room (ASAC 100).
Paymaya Philippines, the pioneer and leader in digital Financial Services, has collaborated with international aid organization Oxfam to help provide disaster-relief assistance to communities affected by Typhoon Lawin (international code name Haima ...
Pop-up Wedding Shop, Oxfam online. Share. ByGavin Castle. 11:37, 15 MAR 2017. Pop-up Wedding shop, Oxfam on line, Batley.
Oxfam at ASU is a smaller chapter of that organization and is fighting for the same thing by raising awareness on a local scale.
Oxfam also called on the National Assembly to incorporate all ratified international treaties on women into domestic laws in order to make the National Gender Policy actionable, stressing that the executive must further work with the legislature to ...
A report released on Monday by the international confederation of charities, Oxfam, warned that millions of Syrians are paying the price of hostile and restrictive policies of rich countries towards refugees.
Oxfam in Nigeria has called on the government to demonstrate the political will to create a macro-economic policy environment that increases women's productive capacity as full economic agents.
An open day is to be held at Boston's Oxfam shop to provide information on volunteering. Taking place at the Wide Bargate store next Wednesday between 10.30am-12.30pm, it will give visitors the opportunity to have a look around the shop and also behind ...
A new grading system is calling on the Trudeau government to enact more policies that will further the rights of women in Canada and across the world.
Oxfam Ireland Chief Executive Jim Clarken said: "Yemen is on the brink of famine after nearly two years of devastating conflict.
The Oxfam Nigeria and the Fresh and Young Brains Development Initiative (FYBDI) have urged Nigerian government to match its words with actions especially regarding women empowerment and gender discrimination in the country.
UWONET and Oxfam partner to increase awareness of land rights among Uganda's women. Despite their essential contributions to the national economy, only few women enjoy secure rights to land they till, making land governance and management a ...


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