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2.7 Billion People Have Had No ‘Social Protection’ To Cope With Covid-19 Economic Crisis

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 8:16 am | Oxfam New Zealand

New Oxfam research shows that over a third of the world’s population has had no public money to cope with the effects of the pandemic. A new report “Shelter from the Storm”, done in partnership with Development Pathways, reviewed government ... More >>

Oxfam Disappointed New Zealand Government Will Not Back A People’s Vaccine

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 6:26 am | Oxfam New Zealand

Following reports that New Zealand won’t be backing the call to waive patents and facilitate a free and fairly distributed vaccine to help prevent the spread of coronavirus around the world, Oxfam New Zealand’s Communications and Advocacy Director ... More >>

Reaction To AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Announcement

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 9:38 am | Oxfam New Zealand

In response to the announcement today on the results of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial, Oxfam’s Health policy Manager, Anna Marriott, said: “This is another breakthrough and while the results from the AstraZeneca/Oxford trial are slightly ... More >>

New Zealand Foreign Minister Announcement – Oxfam Reaction

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 6:33 am | Oxfam New Zealand

Oxfam says the appointment of Hon Nanaia Mahuta as the new Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade is welcomed and the aid agency looks forward to working with her over the next term. Oxfam New Zealand executive director Rachael Le Mesurier said: ... More >>

The Hunger Virus: "Abysmally Low” Funding For 55m Facing Extreme Hunger In 7 Worst-affected Nations

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 5:27 pm | Oxfam New Zealand

The threat of “Covid famines” and widespread extreme hunger is setting off every alarm bell within the international community, but so far sluggish funding is hampering humanitarian agencies’ efforts to deliver urgent assistance to people in need. ... More >>

Oxfam Trailwalker Charity Event Reaches New Heights With Record Sign-Ups

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 6:35 am | Oxfam New Zealand

Team crosses the finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker. Credit: Artur Francisco, Oxfam New Zealand’s largest team endurance event, Oxfam Trailwalker, is set to welcome a record-breaking number of teams to the Taranaki region on 21-22 March 2021, having ... More >>

Gaza Hospitals Brace For Surging COVID-19 Cases Amidst Bombing, And Severe Electricity Shortages

Friday, 28 August 2020, 6:29 pm | Oxfam New Zealand

Hospitals and Palestinians in Gaza, one of the most densely populated places on the planet, are bracing for the Coronavirus pandemic. Only three to four hours of electricity per day, as entry of fuel has been restricted by Israel, has forced Gaza’s ... More >>

Oxfam Report Says New Zealand’s Aid Not Going Where It Is Needed Most

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 5:04 am | Oxfam New Zealand

The New Zealand government’s aid in developing countries is not going to projects where it is needed most, says Oxfam, according to a new report published by agency today. Less than two percent of aid spending went to activities focused solely on ... More >>