- October 13, 2005
Leading veteran relief agencies CARE Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Quebec and Save the Children Canada have announced a Joint Earthquake Appeal that will see the four agencies seek donations jointly for the Canadian relief effort in response to the earthquake in South Asia.
- 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.