Oxfam

Oxfam: Ex-Haiti director admitted hiring sex workers

The former Oxfam official at the centre of a prostitution scandal admitted to paying for sex at his charity-funded residence during an internal inquiry into the allegations, a report released by the British organisation says.

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos', Oxfam says

Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless leaders act swiftly to head off surging climate threats, anti-poverty charity Oxfam says.

February 19, 2018
February 19, 2018

Oxfam: Ex-Haiti director admitted hiring sex workers

The former Oxfam official at the centre of a prostitution scandal admitted to paying for sex at his charity-funded residence during an internal inquiry into the allegations, a report released by the British organisation says.

December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017

Rohingyas want safety, equal rights before repatriation: Oxfam

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh want to return to Myanmar only after their safety and equal rights and free movement are ensued, according to a report of charity organisation Oxfam.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Ecaudor earthquake toll rises to 646

A week after Ecuador's devastating earthquake, President Rafael Correa has said the number of fatalities has risen to 646.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

The urgent crisis of inequality in Asia

Over the last 30 years, the phenomena of unchecked deregulation, privatisation, financial secrecy and globalisation has allowed big companies and well-connected individuals to use their power and influence to capture an increasing share of the benefits of economic growth. On the other side of the ledger, the benefits for the poorest have shrunk.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Bulgaria accused of migrant abuse

The Bulgarian authorities are accused of brutality towards migrants in a new report sponsored by the British charity Oxfam.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Aid agencies in quake health warning

There is a risk of serious outbreaks of disease in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, aid agencies have warned.

March 15, 2015
March 15, 2015

Cyclone damages 90pc houses in Vanuatu capital

Cyclone Pam badly damages up to 90 percent of houses in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, Oxfam says.