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One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda As the announcement of 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda was made today, Lydia Zigomo, the Oxfam Regional Director of the Horn, East and Central Africa, said: “As long as the senseless, costly and […]

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NZ aid agencies launch campaign for action on climate change

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on NZ aid agencies launch campaign for action on climate change

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZ aid agencies launch campaign for action on climate change Fourteen leading New Zealand aid agencies are today launching a campaign to demand political action which will see New Zealand reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050. Six weeks out from the General […]

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Oxfam launches new emergency simulation event

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam launches new emergency simulation event

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam launches new emergency simulation event A new natural disaster simulation event – the first of its kind in New Zealand – has just been launched by international aid agency Oxfam, in association with Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management, to raise money for […]

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Victory in Tunisia: new law says “Enough” to violence against women and girls

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Victory in Tunisia: new law says “Enough” to violence against women and girls

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Victory in Tunisia: new law says “Enough” to violence against women and girls The Tunisian Parliament, on July 26th 2017, adopted a new law for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls, including domestic violence. In response, Soufia Galand, Oxfam […]

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Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever in any country in a single year since records began, Oxfam said today. At over 360,000 suspected cholera cases in just three […]

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City of Mosul retaken from ISIS

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on City of Mosul retaken from ISIS

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: City of Mosul retaken from ISIS Responding to an announcement by the Iraqi Security Forces on 9th July 2017 that they have retaken the city of Mosul from ISIS, Oxfam’s Country Director in Iraq, Andres Gonzalez said: ‘The retaking of Mosul will no doubt […]

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The poor an afterthought at the Hamburg G20

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on The poor an afterthought at the Hamburg G20

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: The poor an afterthought at the Hamburg G20 Reacting to the outcome of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Steve Price-Thomas, Oxfam International’s director of advocacy and campaigns, said: “When looking at the outcomes of the Hamburg summit, we have to ask: ‘what did the […]

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Is this the year the G20 gets serious about inequality?

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Is this the year the G20 gets serious about inequality?

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Is this the year the G20 gets serious about inequality? The large protests and demonstrations expected to take place around the G20 summit in Germany are a reaction to the huge economic and social inequalities afflicting the world, warned Oxfam, while urging leaders to agree on […]

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Oxfam calls for Yemen ceasefire

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam calls for Yemen ceasefire

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam calls for Yemen ceasefire Yemen’s cholera outbreak could spread quickly to thousands more people with the new rainy season likely to begin in the coming days. The international community must redouble efforts to broker a ceasefire so that more aid can be delivered […]

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Oxfam aid delivered to crisis in Yemen

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam aid delivered to crisis in Yemen

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam aid delivered to crisis in Yemen Yemen’s cholera outbreak could spread quickly to thousands more people with the new rainy season likely to begin in the coming days. The international community must redouble efforts to broker a ceasefire so that more aid can […]

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Oxfam disputes opaque OECD failing just one tax haven on transparency

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam disputes opaque OECD failing just one tax haven on transparency

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam disputes opaque OECD failing just one tax haven on transparency According to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, just one country fails to comply with international transparency standards, which Oxfam strongly disputes. Trinidad and Tobago is the only tax haven identified […]

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Oxfam aid flown out to world’s worst cholera outbreak in Yemen

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam aid flown out to world’s worst cholera outbreak in Yemen

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam aid flown out to world’s worst cholera outbreak in Yemen The agency is calling for a massive aid effort and an immediate ceasefire to allow health and aid workers tackle the cholera outbreak. Some 39 tonnes of vital water and sanitation equipment will […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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