- February 4, 2016
Money for aid, although vital, will not solve the crisis. Indications that Syria’s neighbors will allow refugees to work must rapidly translate into action. And ultimately, there needs to be an end to the massive violations in Syria. Governments meeting in London can’t rest on their laurels when the peace talks in Geneva are faltering and the violence continues unabated.
- February 1, 2016
While some world powers have led by example when it comes to assisting Syrians, who are still being killed, displaced, and impoverished by the hundreds of thousands, most still fall far short according to Oxfam’s new fair share analysis, published today.
- January 29, 2016
The Ethiopian government estimates that 10.2 million people will need humanitarian assistance this year, at a cost of $1.4 billion. The El Niño weather system, on the back of 12 to 18 months of erratic or failed rains, has caused the worst drought in Ethiopia since the mid1980s.
- January 28, 2016
Yemen has been on a slow downward road to starvation for many months and the growing number of people going hungry shows its descent is gathering pace.
- January 20, 2016
Income inequality is not yet the staggering problem that it is elsewhere in the world, but it would be a terrible mistake to assume that everything’s just fine. The gap between rich and poor in our country has widened substantially over the last 35 years.
- January 18, 2016
Pre-Davos report shows how women bear the brunt of rising inequality.
- January 11, 2016
Right now, more than 4.5 million people in Syria live in besieged or hard to reach areas. People in these areas also desperately need assistance and protection, yet access to them keeps deteriorating.
- January 7, 2016
- December 12, 2015
The Paris climate deal has brought the world’s powers together but has short-changed the poorest and most vulnerable people as they struggle with the burgeoning reality of rising sea-levels, floods and drought Oxfam warned today.
- December 11, 2015
The current conflict has had a devastating impact on women and girls with millions hungry, out of school and lacking vital healthcare. Women are also facing a rise in sexual and domestic violence. Yet political discussions about peace and the country’s future are still largely run by men and those who have taken up arms.