- November 22, 2016
The huge gap between the richest 1 percent of people and the poorest half of humanity continues to grow and undermines economies, destabilize societies and impedes the global fight against poverty.
- November 17, 2016
Oxfam moved Wednesday a huge generator across conflict lines to East Aleppo to help improve the water supply, but all other aid to the besieged area remains cut off. More than a quarter of a million people face winter with limited food and clean water, as renewed Syrian and Russian airstrikes stretch medical resources beyond breaking point.
- November 10, 2016
Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies are working to ensure that the support in camps and communities keeps pace with the new arrivals.
- November 4, 2016
Even after ISIS has left, many of the people living amid its trail of destruction have told us that life remains unbearable. Burning oil wells continue to spew out toxic fumes that burn people’s throats and turn communities into a smoke-filled hell.
- November 3, 2016
In “The Climate Finance Shadow Report 2016,” Oxfam shows that of the $41 billion per year that rich countries reported, the net worth specifically targeting climate action was just $11 to $21 billion. Of that, just $4 to $8 billion was earmarked to help poor countries adapt to the impacts of climate change, far short of what’s needed.
- October 16, 2016
Women are subsidizing the global economy with labour that is cheap, undervalued and often even free. It’s time for Canada to turn feminist words into actions - starting with the next Federal Budget.
- October 11, 2016
The international community must act immediately to mitigate the loss of entire harvests and to counter any possible spikes of cholera.