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Cyclone Kenneth – extreme weather pummels Mozambique again

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 10:16 am | Oxfam

Oxfam and international and local partners are planning to help people in Mozambique hit by a second devastating cyclone in less than six weeks. Oxfam is part of the COSACA consortium with Save the Children and Care now assessing people’s needs ... More >>

Oxfam Trailwalker raises almost a million dollars

Monday, 25 March 2019, 8:40 pm | Oxfam

The fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend has raised almost a million dollars thanks to fundraising efforts from over a thousand participants. More >>

Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together

Sunday, 24 March 2019, 6:34 pm | Oxfam

The community of Edgecumbe is banding together for a good cause to support the fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend. More >>

Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 9:12 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam New Zealand is standing in solidarity with young people taking action against climate change in the School Strike 4 Climate. More >>

Biggest-ever waste treatment plant in a refugee camp

Saturday, 2 February 2019, 11:29 am | Oxfam

Biggest-ever waste treatment plant in a refugee camp is ‘step forward’ for safer human waste disposal in emergencies Oxfam has this month opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. ... More >>

Byanyima and Ardern talk budget, inequality, climate change

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 12:44 pm | Oxfam

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. More >>

Kiwis lend a helping hand to Pacific neighbours

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 11:15 am | Oxfam

Wellington has been named the most generous region in New Zealand in 2018, beating out the rest of the country for the biggest hearts according to Oxfam’s annual Generosity Index. More >>

Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:42 am | Oxfam

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. More >>

Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 2:23 pm | Oxfam

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. More >>

Oxfam plans to reach 100,000 people with basic aid

Monday, 1 October 2018, 11:02 am | Oxfam

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. More >>

Oxfam and partners assessing damage after earthquake

Sunday, 30 September 2018, 1:03 pm | Oxfam

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 of Sulawesi on Friday. More >>

Oxfam statement: Tax Working Group interim report

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:41 pm | Oxfam

“While the interim report has a lot of positive recommendations, there is no mention of making multinational corporations publish key financial information from each country they operate in. This is essential for countries to be able to assess exactly ... More >>

Drug companies cheating countries out of billions in tax

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:27 pm | Oxfam

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies appear to be dodging an estimated NZ$5.5 billion in tax per year across 16 countries, reveals a new report from Oxfam today. More >>

Oxfam, CDRC prioritise safe water and shelter materials

Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:28 am | Oxfam

Oxfam staff on the ground in Cagayan have reported complete devastation of crops and destruction of significant damage to critical infrastructure like roads and bridges in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. More >>

Oxfam and partners witness Mangkhut's “destructive force"

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 6:27 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam and local partners witness Mangkhut's “destructive force”– disaster preparedness committees activated Tuguegerao City, 6:49AM – The joint assessment teams of Oxfam and its partner, Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC), witnessed ... More >>

Third big quake hits Lombok

Friday, 10 August 2018, 11:32 am | Oxfam

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. More >>

Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 2:14 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors after a devastating 6.9 magnitude earthquake, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia on Sunday night. More >>

Kiwis to eat the same rations as Syrian refugees

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 1:47 pm | Oxfam

Kiwis to eat the same rations as Syrian refugees for a week This week marks the launch of the Ration Challenge, a fundraising initiative which will see thousands of Kiwis eat a refugee’s rations for one week to raise money and awareness for ... More >>

Trailblazing foursome lead charge in 100km Oxfam event

Sunday, 11 March 2018, 1:44 pm | Oxfam

Trailblazing foursome lead charge in 100km Oxfam event 10 March 2018 The persevering ‘Buff Wait There’s More!’ Oxfam Trailwalker team have trumped home to a record-breaking run. The Auckland team of four, Zebedee Stone, Billie Haresnape, Dylan Steeples and ... More >>

Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond

Monday, 12 February 2018, 3:25 pm | Oxfam

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. More >>

 

 

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