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Cyclone Idai leaves trail destruction in southern Africa

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Idai leaves trail destruction in southern Africa

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam will be responding with water, sanitation services, food and other non-food items to people affected by Cyclone Idai that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 14-15. Scores of people have been killed, several hundred more are still missing and almost a million have been left destitute and in need […]

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Oxfam confederation condemns NZ terror attack and sends message of solidarity

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam confederation condemns NZ terror attack and sends message of solidarity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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Oxfam confederation condemns New Zealand terror attack and sends message of support and solidarity

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam confederation condemns New Zealand terror attack and sends message of support and solidarity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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Standing Together We Are Strong

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Standing Together We Are Strong

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The New Zealand we believe in is one where the hopes of refugees and migrants arriving in any New Zealand community are realised with welcome and safety. It’s one where our Muslim whānau who have long been part of Aotearoa New Zealand would remain safe. Above all, safety at prayer. Let […]

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Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand is standing in solidarity with young people taking action against climate change in the School Strike 4 Climate. Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “We are proud of the young people who are standing up for what’s right. It’s inspiring to see such leadership from students committed to […]

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New IMF Report should trigger seismic shift in international communities approach to corporate tax abuse, says Oxfam

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New IMF Report should trigger seismic shift in international communities approach to corporate tax abuse, says Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand “The IMF report confirms what Oxfam has being saying for years – that the international tax system is broken and needs fundamental reform. “This report should trigger a seismic shift in the international communities approach to corporate tax abuse. It recognises that corporations are paying less than they were even before […]

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Yemeni crisis forces families to take desperate measures to survive

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Yemeni crisis forces families to take desperate measures to survive

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Conflict, rising food prices and plummeting incomes in Yemen are forcing people to resort to desperate measures to stave off hunger, Oxfam said today.   The warning comes as rich countries meet in Geneva to pledge aid for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen which has left almost ten million people one […]

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New research reveals how our clothes are Made in Poverty

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New research reveals how our clothes are Made in Poverty

Source: Oxfam New Zealand GMB Akash/Panos/OxfamAUS The systemic failure of big Australasian clothing brands to bring an end to the payment of poverty wages is denying the workers who make our clothes even the basics of a decent life, new research released by Oxfam today has revealed. The report, Made in Poverty, published by Oxfam Australia, is the […]

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Oxfam’s reaction to the Tax Working Group’s final report

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam’s reaction to the Tax Working Group’s final report

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Responding to the release of the Tax Working Group’s final report, Oxfam New Zealand’s executive director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “Oxfam New Zealand welcomes the Tax Working Group’s efforts to examine our tax system to make sure it treats everyone fairly. It is time the New Zealand government fully used one […]

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Education, income-generation for Rohingya refugees must be top priorities, say Oxfam, Save the Children & World Vision

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Education, income-generation for Rohingya refugees must be top priorities, say Oxfam, Save the Children & World Vision

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Donate now Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million Rohingya still languishing in the world’s largest refugee camp almost 18 months after fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar, said three leading NGOs at the launch of a new UN funding plan for the crisis […]

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Biggest-ever waste treatment plant in a refugee camp is ‘step forward’ for safer human waste disposal in emergencies

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Biggest-ever waste treatment plant in a refugee camp is ‘step forward’ for safer human waste disposal in emergencies

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam has opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The industrial-scale plant, funded by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, can process the waste of 150,000 people – a population bigger than Tauranga.  Being able to treat large volumes of faecal waste on site, […]

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Byanyima and Ardern talk NZ budget, inequality, climate change

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Byanyima and Ardern talk NZ budget, inequality, climate change

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Winnie Byanyima and Prime Minister Ardern at the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos, Switzerland.  Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima and New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern have met to discuss global and New Zealand issues including the upcoming national well-being budget and global inequality. The meeting occurred as part […]

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COP24 – Governments face life and death decisions, says Oxfam

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on COP24 – Governments face life and death decisions, says Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Photo: Katie G. Nelson/Oxfam A global humanitarian catastrophe can still be averted if governments make climate action a priority, said Oxfam today ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland from 2 – 14th December. Oxfam and its partners are already delivering humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands […]

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One month on after Indonesia tsunami and quake: concerns as monsoon threatens

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on One month on after Indonesia tsunami and quake: concerns as monsoon threatens

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Mas’ad and her three children are living with their relatives in a makeshift camp for internally displaced people, near her destroyed house in Dampal village, Donggala district, about 700 kilometres south-north of Palu in central Sulawesi. “My three children and I ran away from home when the first quake hit. When […]

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Tsunami survivors face long queues for clean water – Oxfam

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Tsunami survivors face long queues for clean water – Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Scenes of destruction in Peotbo, Indonesia, a village of some 1700 homes that was swallowed whole by the liquefaction of the soil, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Sulawesi on September 28. Photo: Andri Tambunan/Oxfam The emergency system for distributing clean water in Palu is under strain to meet demand […]

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Rising temperatures jeopardise life as we know it unless governments take swift action: Oxfam

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Rising temperatures jeopardise life as we know it unless governments take swift action: Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Commenting on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on limiting warming to 1.5C released today, Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts, and the IPCC just showed that things can get much worse. […]

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Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu as clean water in short supply

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu as clean water in short supply

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Hariandi Hafid/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Oxfam water treatment units and purification kits are en route to Palu, Sulawesi, with clean water in short supply after the deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami. Water remains the main issue, with most supply infrastructure, such as pipes, damaged in the earthquake. Some drinking water […]

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Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam and partner organisations are scaling up their response to support 500,000 people after the Indonesian Government announced Monday that more than 2 million people may be affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi. At least 840 people were killed and hundreds of houses and buildings have collapsed, according […]

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Oxfam plans to reach 100,000 people with basic aid after Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam plans to reach 100,000 people with basic aid after Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam and its local partners are standing by to deploy emergency staff and resources to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, as an estimated 1.5 million people are thought to be affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit on Friday. The death toll stands at 830 confirmed fatalities, but this […]

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Oxfam and partners assessing damage after earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

By   /  September 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam and partners assessing damage after earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

Source: Oxfam New Zealand A woman cries as people look at the damages after an earthquake and a tsunami hit Palu, on Sulawesi island on September 29, 2018. (Muhammad Rifki/AFP/Getty Images) Oxfam and its local partners in Indonesia are assessing damage after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit coastal towns in the country’s central island […]

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