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The $2.5 million Australian Aid and Oxfam mercy mission comes as the region already faces a widespread humanitarian crisis created by ongoing conflict that has displaced an estimated 3.3 million people.
Karachi: Matco Foods, Pakistan's largest Basmati rice exporter, Oxfam Pakistan, the international confederation of charitable organisations, and Doaba Foundation, a humanitarian group working in flood-prone areas of south Punjab, have joined hands to ...
Oxfam will work alongside the child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, Nourish Scotland and the Poverty Alliance on the pilot project, which will run in Fife and East Ayrshire.
"In most refugee camps around the world, and in poor slum areas, light is needed at night," said Andy Bastable, Water Sanitation manager for Oxfam. "The microbial fuel cells light up patches in the camp and this is important in regard to women's safety ...
Peter Kamalingin, Oxfam's Uganda Country Director, said: "Uganda hosts the third-largest population of refugees in the world and yet it is one of the most under-funded host nations.
Oxfam's latest DRTV ad focuses on the lifesaving power of the simple Oxfam bucket. The iconic plastic bucket is a symbol of Oxfam's practical approach and expertise in emergency water provision. Its tightly fitting lid keeps dirt, germs and insects out ...
Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's chief executive, said: "Joel Joffe had an enormous influence on Oxfam and its staff for over 20 years.
He was involved with Oxfam for 20 years, including spending six years as the charity's chair. He was awarded the CBE in 1999, and in 2000 became a Labour peer as Baron Joffe of Liddington.
International charity Oxfam is leveraging new technologies to spread the word about crises happening around the globe, as well as exploring the use of 3D printing, drones and internet of things sensors as new ways of delivering aid and solving problems ...
In response to the cholera outbreak, Oxfam is implementing a number of activities to contain and treat cholera such as PHP awareness sessions and campaigns, provision of clean water, treatment and disinfection of water wells, and provision of hygiene kits.
Tomorrow it's time to get seriously silly - and let the kids in your life dress you up for the day. Celebs participating in Oxfam's Dressed by the Kids Day - include Shaun Ryder, Stacey Soloman, Michelle Heaton and Danielle Lloyd. Parents ...
Crews tackled the fire near Shirley Park Road, which has destroyed a van and bin store. Residents told the Daily Echo that they also heard explosions during the incident, which happened behind an Oxfam furniture store. A Hampshire Fire and Rescue ...
"As we work together to fight crises around the world, Oxfam Canada is a strong ally here at home to counter the issues of centralized wealth, poverty, and the gender wage gap.
More than 100,000 people have fallen ill in the past month. Two years of war are already putting a huge strain on hospitals, and thousands of cholera victims cannot get treatment.
Crews tackled the fire near Shirley Park Road, which has destroyed a van and bin store. Residents told the Daily Echo that they also heard explosions during the incident, which happened behind an Oxfam furniture store. A Hampshire Fire and Rescue ...
Global humanitarian organization Oxfam America and Microsoft will host a unique and interactive event exploring the Syrian refugee crisis.
WASHINGTON - Today, the United States Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit has decided to uphold the block on President Trump's discriminatory executive order on refugees and immigration.
"Through your generous donations they have raised over $9000 - with the majority of that coming from the fundraiser night." Their journey is far from over, however, and they will continue to post pictures on their Oxfam facebook page up to and ...
An agreement was signed today between Oxfam in Bangladesh and Popi in presence of Director General of Department of disaster Management Md Reaz Ahmed to disburse the grant among the Haor people, the release said.
Oxfam International has been playing an active role in addressing crisis faced by the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-east region of Nigeria through provision of clean water, provision of access to food by distribution of cash to ...
daughters of the Happy Mondays star dressed him in a wig and a floral dress - but he had the last laugh.
Yemen is in the grip of a runaway cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every hour and if not contained will threaten the lives of thousands of people in the coming months said international agency Oxfam today. The agency is calling for a ...
A fund raising night at the Wauchope RSL Club has helped boost the level of support for the eight walkers. The group's spokesperson Ann Eggert says they have received tremendous support for their 'adventure'.
The situation in Aden is increasingly volatile. After a relatively quiet month, the last couple of weeks have seen an increase in security incidents.
Oxfam has been working with the world's poorest people for more than 70 years - and the money you raise will help to fight poverty around the world.
A touring exhibition by Oxfam and Amnesty International promoting solidarity with refugees and other migrants has received a prestigious European Excellence Award in Brussels today.
"Our intention is to leverage on their structure to reach people in rural areas, bring them into the formal financial system and expand their capacity.
On April, the UN and the governments of Sweden and Switzerland held a high-level pledging conference in Geneva to mobilize funding in support of the YHRP 2017.
A UN-appointed human rights expert on an official visit to Canada can expect to receive a warmer welcome from the Trudeau government than from its predecessor.
A DORCHESTER charity shop is running 'desperately' low on stock as roadworks are discouraging residents from dropping off donations.
"Our intention is to leverage on their structure to reach people in rural areas, bring them into the formal financial system and expand their capacity.
That's the conclusion of the new More Coal Equals More Poverty report from Oxfam, which says coal-fueled climate change could force more than 120 million people into extreme poverty by 2030.
World leaders must step up and take action in fighting famine to prevent further catastrophic levels of hunger and deaths, said Oxfam. Ahead of the 43rd G7 summit, Oxfam urged world leaders to urgently address the issue of famine, currently affecting ...
The 'Transboundary rivers of South Asia' programme was launched in Kathmandu yesterday in the presence of Oxfam representatives and teams, regional partners, representatives from donor agencies and other dignitaries.
unnamed (GIN) - A new report by the anti-poverty group Oxfam International paints a devastating picture of economic inequality, finding that the combined wealth of five of the richest Nigerians - put at $29.9 billion - could end extreme poverty in ...
The UN sounded the alarm earlier this year, joined by Oxfam and others. Our world of plenty is on the brink of unprecedented famine.
The world's leading economies set to meet in Italy need to step up to avert famine in Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia, and address the existing famine in South Sudan, Oxfam officials said. The upcoming G7 and G20 meetings provide the opportunity for wealthy ...
May 24, 2017 - Group of Seven leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, this week should take the lead in fighting famine and immediately fund nearly half ($2.9 billion) of the UN's urgent appeal to avoid catastrophic hunger and more deaths, urged Oxfam today.
And if that wasn't enough, two lucky Oxfam volunteers at Reading Festival will also win a pair of tickets to Latitude where The 1975, Mumford and Sons, and Fleet Foxes, plus many more top artists are playing on July 13 to 16 at Henham Park, in Suffolk.
Trump's proposal slashes humanitarian aid as millions face starvation.
These are the primary conclusions from a new report published this week by the international poverty organization Oxfam. The new report, More Coal Equals More Poverty, focuses primarily on Australia's coal-related policies and plans as one of the world ...
One of the charities that is most advanced in terms of digital fundraising activity to date is Oxfam GB. Since joining the organisation five years ago, head of digital fundraising, Matt Jerwood, has has seen online public donations jump from 5% to 17 ...
The latest report by Oxfam International which claims that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end poverty is warped and misplaced.
Humanitarian organisation Oxfam has urged G7 countries to pay up nearly half of the United Nations (UN)'s $6.3bn appeal to avoid unprecedented famine.
Celestine Okwudili Odo, Good governance Programme Coordinator for Oxfam in Nigeria, said: "It is obscene that the richest Nigerian has amassed more money than he can ever hope to spend in a country where five million people will struggle to feed ...
Oxfam attacks Australia's 'climate policy paralysis' and urges it to promise no new coalmines and end public subsidies.
The combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, is enough to end poverty in the West African nation, according to Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Thursday. The report titled 'Inequality in Nigeria - Exploring ...
Oxfam is looking for friendly people to staff Reading at Richfield Avenue, 25-27 August. Volunteers work three shifts at the event.


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