- October 16, 2007
There is a deep injustice in the impact of climate change. 800 million people are currently at risk of chronic hunger. Rich countries have two obligations: to stop the harm by massively reducing their greenhouse gas emissions; and to start helping by providing compensatory financing so poor countries and their communities can adapt before they suffer the full impact of climate change.
- September 13, 2007
Oxfam Canada and the Canadian Union of Public Employees join Oxfam International in launching a global call for 'Health and Education For All today.
- August 23, 2007
A Category Five hurricane has severely affected Saint Lucia, Dominica, St Vincent, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico. Although the human losses have been minimal, thousands of people have lost their livelihoods.
- August 16, 2007
Oxfam has sent teams to assess damage and humanitarian needs in the region south of Lima, following an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale last night.
- August 17, 2007
Security concerns are rising in the areas hit by the earthquake in Peru, as looters take to the streets and food and water shortages lead to unrest, according to Oxfam teams on the ground in Ica.
- August 17, 2007
Celia Aldana, Oxfam's Communications Officer in Lima, describes the first hours of the earthquake there, and the unfolding tragedy in Pisco.
- August 13, 2007
International development agency Oxfam today called for a radical rethink in the way South Asian governments implement flood defence and response policy.
- August 18, 2007
Upon the completion of its humanitarian needs assessment in southern Peru, Oxfam has today reported that thousands of people living in rural areas urgently need all forms of aid.
- June 28, 2007
Afghanistan's fight against poverty could suffer if it rushes to join the World Trade Organization, international agency Oxfam warned in a new report released today called 'Getting the fundamentals right.