- October 10, 2005
Urgent needs are for tents, blankets, medical kits, food aid and water. Oxfam has already bought 4,000 tents and material for 8,000 temporary shelters and is sourcing a total of 60,000 tents.
- October 11, 2005
As snow continues falling, 400 tents and material for 800 temporary shelters will provide refuge for a total of 12,000 people if aid trucks are able to access the Allpuri region of Pakistan, one of the worst affected in the South Asia earthquake.
- October 12, 2005
Thousands of earthquake survivors could be cut off from help within weeks due to snow, international agency Oxfam warned.
- October 13, 2005
Planes carrying thermal tents, blankets, water equipment and winter clothes are en route to Islamabad, where relief operations are underway following the earthquake in South Asia.
- October 15, 2005
New temporary shelters are being used in Pakistan to help hundreds of thousands of people left homeless by the recent earthquake.
- November 15, 2005
At least 1,500 people are pouring out of the earthquake-ravaged mountains each day, straining an already stretched relief operation, and serious gaps still remain in funding the relief effort, international agency Oxfam warned.
- June 8, 2006
Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Quebec, Project Ploughshares and Amnesty International delivered more than 10,000 pictures of Canadians as part of their contribution to the world's largest photo petition.
- June 26, 2006
Oxfam report finds there are more than 70 million variants of the AK-47, making it one of the most deadly and least-regulated weapons that can be found in the arsenals of at least 82 countries.
- August 4, 2006
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Oxfam expressed concern that the government has yet to use its full influence to bring about an immediate ceasefire, a lasting end to the hostilities and full compliance with international humanitarian law.
- August 11, 2006
The Security Council's long-overdue call for an immediate cessation of hostilities must translate into maximum pressure on Israel and Hezbollah to stop all military action immediately, international aid agency Oxfam said today from its New York Office.