- 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.
- August 8, 2007
International humanitarian agency Oxfam today urged the governments of India, Bangladesh and Nepal to step up preparedness measures for the annual floods in the Ganga-Brahmaputra river basin, even as it issued appeals to raise funds for its own response to the flood-affected people in the region.
- June 25, 2007
International agency Oxfam today condemned the aid blockade of Gaza that is leaving 1.3 million people on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Oxfam called on all actors in the conflict to ensure that urgently needed food, medicine and water supplies are allowed in immediately.