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Fresh quakes in Lombok cause mass panic and worsens need for urgent aid

By   /  August 22, 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 Fresh quakes in Lombok cause mass panic and worsens need for urgent aid

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Strong earthquakes and aftershocks continued to rattle Lombok sending its people, already reeling from the massive destruction in the previous weeks, running scared for their lives.  Over the past 24 hours, at least a dozen shocks of 5-Richter magnitude have followed on the heels of Sunday’s big quakes of 6.3 and […]

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Oxfam response to Kerala floods

By   /  August 20, 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 response to Kerala floods

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam India is preparing emergency relief and assistance for people affected by one of the worst floods in the history of Kerala. The floods have affected more then one million people, left hundreds of thousands homeless and claimed the lives of 324 people to date.  Following a rapid assessment of the situation Oxfam India […]

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$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

By   /  August 20, 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 $72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned today. The international agency called for 15 per cent of new funding to be set aside […]

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More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

By   /  August 10, 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 More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

Source: Oxfam New Zealand A third earthquake of 6.2 magnitude which struck Lombok yesterday has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and slowed down rescue efforts. With the latest quake adding to the trauma of the tens of thousands already in temporary shelters and under open skies, there is an increasing need for water, […]

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Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

By   /  August 7, 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 provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors as a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency put the death toll at 91 with over 200 injured. 600,000 people are […]

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Oxfam’s response to bombing in Hodeidah, Yemen

By   /  August 3, 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’s response to bombing in Hodeidah, Yemen

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam condemned today’s attacks and called on all parties to the conflict to respect international law and protect civilians from harm.  The attack came as the UN Security Council met to discuss the situation in Yemen, during which the UN Special Envoy announced that parties would meet in Geneva in September. […]

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Oxfam responds to new Ebola outbreak in DRC

By   /  August 3, 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 responds to new Ebola outbreak in DRC

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Last night the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced four new confirmed cases of Ebola in Mangina area, in the territory of Beni, province of North Kivu. This comes only nine days after a similar outbreak in Equateur province in the western part of the country was […]

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Oxfam’s response to UK International Development Select Committee’s report

By   /  July 31, 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’s response to UK International Development Select Committee’s report

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand supports the response of our colleagues in Oxfam Great Britain to the UK Parliament’s International Development Select Committee’s report on the UK Aid Sector – Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Caroline Thomson, Oxfam Great Britain Chair of Trustees, in reflecting on the report’s recommendations for […]

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Oxfam reaction to announcement on end of Ebola in DRC

By   /  July 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 reaction to announcement on end of Ebola in DRC

Source: Oxfam New Zealand In response to the announcement today, that the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has officially ended, Oxfam’s humanitarian programme manager in the DRC, Tamba Emmanuel Danmbi-saa, said: “Today the DRC breathes a sigh of relief that the country is Ebola-free. The hard work and quick response from […]

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One year on from conflict – dream of a better Mosul remains distant for many

By   /  July 9, 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 One year on from conflict – dream of a better Mosul remains distant for many

Source: Oxfam New Zealand One year after Mosul was retaken from ISIS, thousands of people are still unable to return home as parts of the city remain severely damaged and lack running water or electricity, Oxfam said today. Thousands more don’t feel safe to return – including families whose houses have been completely destroyed in […]

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Yemen: Hodeidah cannot be allowed to become a graveyard

By   /  July 6, 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 Yemen: Hodeidah cannot be allowed to become a graveyard

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Conditions for over half a million people in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah are steadily deteriorating with food in short supply and seriously damaged water and sewage systems increasing the risk of cholera, Oxfam said today. More than 80,000 people have fled their homes, despite a recent reduction in the intensity […]

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Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

By   /  June 19, 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 Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Source: Oxfam New Zealand While 5000 Kiwis take part in Oxfam’s Ration Challenge in support of refugees this World Refugee Week, Rohingya refugees are facing life-threatening rains and disease as monsoon rains continue to lash the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. There have been over 130 landslides, 3,300 damaged shelters and 28,000 Rohingya refugees affected […]

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Oxfam announces leaders of Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam announces leaders of Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam announces leaders of Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct Zainab Bangura, a former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and Katherine Sierra, a former Vice-President of the World Bank, will co-chair an Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change, Oxfam said today. The Independent Commission […]

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Oxfam announces Zainab Bangura and Katherine Sierra to co-lead Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam announces Zainab Bangura and Katherine Sierra to co-lead Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam announces Zainab Bangura and Katherine Sierra to co-lead Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct Zainab Bangura, a former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and Katherine Sierra, a former Vice-President of the World Bank, will co-chair an Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change, Oxfam […]

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Trailblazing foursome lead charge in 100km Oxfam event

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Trailblazing foursome lead charge in 100km Oxfam event

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Trailblazing foursome lead charge in 100km Oxfam event The first feet across the finish line for Oxfam Trailwalker 2018: team ‘Buff Wait There’s More!’ smash the Whakatāne record by almost two hours. Photo: Artur Francisco The persevering ‘Buff Wait There’s More!’ Oxfam Trailwalker team have trumped home to […]

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Oxfam releases report into allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam releases report into allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam releases report into allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti A full copy of Oxfam’s final internal report into allegations of sexual misconduct and other unacceptable behaviour during Oxfam’s humanitarian response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake has been made public today. Oxfam is publishing the report, written […]

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Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse Oxfam today announced a comprehensive plan of action to strengthen safeguarding systems across the organisation and stamp out abuse, including asking leading women’s rights experts to lead an urgent independent review of its culture and practices. The plan […]

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70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita The full scale of destruction is beginning to emerge from Tonga in the aftermath of the severe tropical cyclone Gita. Around 50,000 people, or almost 70% of the country’s population, have been affected, a third of whom […]

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Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond Oxfam is on standby to respond to Cyclone Gita, as latest forecasts predict the storm could intensify up to a category 5 cyclone before affecting Tonga later tonight. Up to 70% of the country’s population is at risk […]

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Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad In 2011 some members of Oxfam Great Britain staff in Haiti acted in a way that was totally unacceptable and is the most appalling mark against the high values we set ourselves at Oxfam.  On […]

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