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5 steps governments can take to stop another #ParadisePapers

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 12:04 pm | Oxfam

Governments must take five immediate steps to stop corporations and the super-rich cheating poor countries out of over $170 billion in tax revenues every year, said Oxfam today in the wake of the Paradise Papers leak. More >>

Oxfam assessing damage from second earthquake in Mexico

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 2:27 pm | Oxfam

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico on September 19, killing more than 200 people in the country, most of them in and near Mexico City. According to media reports and Oxfam staff in Mexico, more than 700 people were injured in Mexico City alone. ... More >>

Hurricane Irma: Oxfam assists the hardest hit

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:02 pm | Oxfam

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Oxfam and its Caribbean partner organisations are helping the most vulnerable people who have lost their homes and livelihoods to recover from the disaster, including ensuring access to clean water and basic ... More >>

Oxfam working with Cuban authorities to mitigate damage

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 8:53 pm | Oxfam

The people of eastern Cuba face devastation from Hurricane Irma, the first category 5 hurricane to hit Cuban territory since 1932. Oxfam is actively engaging with Cuban authorities and local partner organisations to support a possible response, having ... More >>

Hurricane Irma: Oxfam assisting in clean up

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:42 pm | Oxfam

Saturday 9 September 2017 Hurricane Irma: Oxfam assisting in clean up and rebuild in Haiti and Dominican Republic More >>

Leading NZ aid agencies call for climate legislation

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:16 am | Oxfam

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. More >>

High risk of cyclone hitting Vanuatu: Oxfam monitoring

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 10:45 am | Oxfam

Saturday 8 April 2017 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 ... More >>

Just eight men own same wealth as half the world

Monday, 16 January 2017, 1:20 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam News Release Monday 16 January 2017 Just eight men own same wealth as half the world More >>

Add a real challenge to your list of resolutions

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:54 pm | Oxfam

Add a real challenge to your list of resolutions 1 January 2017 You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cheer, you’ll walk and walk and walk, and you’ll make an impact that will last longer than that pesky ‘no junk food’ resolution. Could ... More >>

Oxfam’s Five Top Tasks for English to be a Great PM

Monday, 12 December 2016, 2:32 pm | Oxfam

Leading anti-poverty charity Oxfam New Zealand have highlighted five key areas Bill English must tackle if he’s going to be judged to be a successful Prime Minister of New Zealand, and tackle poverty and inequality in the Pacific and around the world. More >>

Almost 100 dead after Indonesia earthquake, Oxfam responding

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 1:39 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam is mounting a response to the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern end of the Indonesian island of Sumatra near Banda Aceh yesterday morning. More >>

Pacific Climate Projects Slammed in New Report

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:07 pm | Oxfam

The New Zealand Government is giving too many resources to renewable energy plans in the Pacific at the expense of critical projects to support Pacific Island nations prepare for the effects of climate change, according to a new report released today ... More >>

Apple New Zealand Must Now Pay Fair Rate of Tax

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 2:51 pm | Oxfam

Apple New Zealand Must Now Pay Fair Rate of Tax, Says Oxfam, Following European Ruling More >>

Samoa escapes mass destruction

Sunday, 24 April 2016, 12:59 pm | Oxfam

After a night of howling winds, torrential rain and power outages, Samoa has emerged largely unscathed from Cyclone Amos. More >>

More than $38,000 raised for Oxfam

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 11:07 am | Oxfam

More than $38,000 raised for Oxfam 30 March 2016: Countdown and Countdown customers have raised more than $38,000 for Oxfam’s Cyclone Winston Appeal. The funds will support Oxfam in their work to deliver emergency drinking water and hygiene kits ... More >>

Oxfam water & hygiene expert reports back from Fiji

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 2:10 pm | Oxfam

Oxfam water and hygiene expert Carlos Calderon has landed in Fiji, where Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts following the complete destruction left by Cyclone Winston. More >>

Water high priority in Cyclone Winston response

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 1:01 pm | Oxfam

Access to clean water and sanitation will be one of the greatest needs in Fiji’s Tropical Cyclone Winston response, and must be prioritised, Oxfam said today. More >>

Fiji Government trying to contact Cyclone Winston blackspots

Monday, 22 February 2016, 10:18 am | Oxfam

The Fijian Government is still trying to contact areas that haven’t been heard from since being struck by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston on the weekend. More >>

Tonga braces for Cyclone Winston: Zika virus complicates

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 11:07 am | Oxfam

As Cyclone Winston bears down on Tonga, Oxfam New Zealand is preparing a two-pronged response: helping local communities recover from cyclone damage and ensuring the risk of the present Zika virus spreading is minimised. More >>

El Niño warning bells deafening

Monday, 14 December 2015, 11:31 am | Oxfam

Early action must be taken to halt the widespread hunger, thirst and disease taking place in New Zealand’s neighbourhood due to a super-charged El Niño, Oxfam said today. More >>

 

 

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