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South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before In response to the new IPC figures that show that famine has been pushed back in the two counties of Leer and Mayendit (which have now gone from being in famine to […]

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Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement In response to President Trump’s announcement to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate agreement,  Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America made the following statement: “President Trump claims pulling out of Paris puts America first, […]

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G7 goes AWOL under pressure: consensus crumbles at the expense of the world’s poorest people

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on G7 goes AWOL under pressure: consensus crumbles at the expense of the world’s poorest people

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: G7 goes AWOL under pressure: consensus crumbles at the expense of the world’s poorest people The G7 Summit was held in Taormina, Sicily, Italy last week. Oxfam says the world’s leaders have failed to address the key challenges facing the worlds poorest people: Roberto […]

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Joyce’s First Budget Chance to Be Fair and Just: Oxfam

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Joyce’s First Budget Chance to Be Fair and Just: Oxfam

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Joyce’s First Budget Chance to Be Fair and Just: Oxfam Steven Joyce’s first budget is a chance for him to show that he embodies the great New Zealand qualities of fairness and justice, Oxfam said today. A fair and just budget would address three […]

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World faces unprecedented famine threat, G7 must take action

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on World faces unprecedented famine threat, G7 must take action

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: World faces unprecedented famine threat, G7 must take action Group of Seven leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, this week should take the lead in fighting famine and immediately fund nearly half ($2.9 billion) of the UN’s urgent appeal to avoid catastrophic hunger and more […]

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Oxfam monitoring Cyclone Donna | Latest news

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam monitoring Cyclone Donna | Latest news

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam monitoring Cyclone Donna | Latest news Another late season cyclone, Cyclone Donna, has formed, and is situated about 200km northeast of the northern most province of Vanuatu, according to Vanuatu’s weather authorities. Tropical Cyclone Donna is still tracking southwest towards the northern islands […]

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Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea Ayman, 42, his wife, Susan, 38, and their 3 children: Ahmad, 16, Aya, 14, and Suleiman, 8. Photo: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam Intermón Oxfam has joined a program to help Syrians find […]

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International community yet again falls short of meeting Yemen’s dire need

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on International community yet again falls short of meeting Yemen’s dire need

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: International community yet again falls short of meeting Yemen’s dire need In response to the US$1.12 billion pledged to Yemen during the high-level event today in Geneva, Oxfam says the international community has fallen short in its support for the Yemeni people. Despite wide […]

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Already more than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean in 2017

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Already more than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Already more than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean in 2017 Already more than 1,000 people have been reported dead or missing in 2017 while trying to cross the Mediterranean in search for a life in safety and dignity, figures published today […]

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World Bank & IMF must recommit to combating climate change, inequality

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on World Bank & IMF must recommit to combating climate change, inequality

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: World Bank & IMF must recommit to combating climate change, inequality The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund cannot allow political and economic shocks to hijack their ambitions to combat climate change and curb inequality, warned Oxfam. In the wake of the growing […]

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US companies stashing $1.6 trillion off-shore

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on US companies stashing $1.6 trillion off-shore

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: US companies stashing $1.6 trillion off-shore The 50 biggest American companies, including global brands Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, GE, Chevron, Wal-Mart, and Apple, stashed $1.6 trillion of US-based profits offshore –  $200 billion more than the previous year – according to a new report by […]

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High risk of cyclone hitting Vanuatu: Oxfam monitoring

Published By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on High risk of cyclone hitting Vanuatu: Oxfam monitoring

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: High risk of cyclone hitting Vanuatu: Oxfam monitoring Oxfam is closely monitoring after a cyclone warning was issued for Vanuatu, as numerous provinces brace for damaging gale force winds and flooding. Oxfam Vanuatu Country Director Elizabeth Faerua said the latest forecast warned there was […]

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Brussels Conference is latest international event to fail the people of Syria

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Brussels Conference is latest international event to fail the people of Syria

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Brussels Conference is latest international event to fail the people of Syria Five international organisations working on the Syria crisis – Oxfam, CARE International, International Rescue Committee, Norwegian Refugee Council and Save the Children – have called for more international action as world leaders […]

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Five million refugees: a quarter of Syria’s population fled across the borders

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Five million refugees: a quarter of Syria’s population fled across the borders

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Five million refugees: a quarter of Syria’s population fled across the borders Oxfam and three Syrian organisations called on the international community meeting in Brussels next week to recommit support to Syrians forced to flee, as more than five million Syrians — or a […]

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Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker Fastest team The Young and the Breathless celebrate their achievement at the finish line. Photo credit: Artur Francisco First-time Trailwalker team The Young and the Breathless became the first to cross the finish line at the […]

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Oxfam Trailwalkers are go!

Published By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam Trailwalkers are go!

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam Trailwalkers are go! Photo: Artur Francisco / 2017 1800 shoes laced and 900 headlamps on, participants of this year’s Oxfam Trailwalker headed off into the hills of Whakatāne before sunrise this morning. Each team of four is walking either 50 kilometres or 100 […]

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Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours Tonight at midnight, thousands of New Zealanders around the country will be taking on the challenge to go a whole day without turning on their taps – at home and at work – in […]

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Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban In a critical move to protect the world’s most vulnerable people, federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued a nationwide restraining order on President Trump’s newest travel ban. The ban, set to go into effect today, would have […]

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Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry In response to the UN’s announcement that levels of hunger have increased by 20 percent in Yemen since June 2016, Oxfam demands a massive humanitarian response that must be faciliated by both the […]

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LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict Responding to the verdict in the retrial of the LuxLeaks Whistleblowers, Max Lawson, Oxfam’s Inequality Policy Lead said: “Whistleblowers who expose tax dodging should be praised – not punished. Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet acted in the public interest – exposing corporate […]

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