- May 6, 2015
Survivors of Nepal's massive earthquake are in a race against time to secure shelter and adequate sanitation before the monsoon rains begin in early June.
- April 29, 2015
A bottleneck of people and supplies at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport combined with nationwide fuel shortages, blocked roads and difficult terrain is hampering the efforts of aid agencies and emergency services to reach earthquake survivors, warns Oxfam today.
- April 27, 2015
Oxfam welcomes the Government of Canada’s Matching Fund program for the Nepal earthquake.
- April 26, 2015
Oxfam's aid effort will deliver clean water and sanitation supplies to at least 350,000 people. Tens of thousands of people are currently living in makeshift shelters in 16 government camp locations, too scared to return to their homes for fear of the aftershocks.
- April 25, 2015
On April 25th at 11:47am local time, an estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, near the capital, Kathmandu. Oxfam's team in Nepal is assessing humanitarian need following the devastating earthquake. In addition, a team of technical experts are on the ground with supplies to provide clean water, sanitation and emergency food supplies.
- April 21, 2015
Budgets are about choices. And this Budget is built for those who already have plenty of choices. For Oxfam, the right choices are about investing in women’s rights and reducing inequality at home and abroad.
- April 17, 2015
Oxfam calls on the World not to forget the humanitarian plight of millions. As the conflict in Yemen enters its third week, Oxfam warns that the international community should push for an immediate ceasefire and allow aid into the country.
- April 9, 2015
Canada’s spending on aid is now at a record low. Canada continues to spend less than 2% of its aid budget on programs that are specifically designed to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, far below the OECD donor average.
- April 2, 2015
International Finance Corporation investment portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years – three times as much as World Bank global education lending – needs urgent reform
- March 31, 2015
Total aid pledged at the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, is less than half the amount needed this year to help people in desperate humanitarian need.