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October 17, 2014

People around the world are trapped in a “toxic triangle” of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up global temperatures, putting 400 million people at risk of hunger and drought by 2060, Oxfam warns today. 

October 17, 2014

Oxfam is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections.

October 17, 2014

Oxfam New Zealand welcomes New Zealand’s election to the United Nations Security Council, saying it gives an extraordinary opportunity to make a lasting contribution to international peace and security and improve the lives of millions.

October 13, 2014

As the Ebola crisis spreads, here’s how you can make a difference.

September 19, 2014

As UNSC convenes for emergency meeting in New York, international community must do more to prevent health catastrophe

September 15, 2014

Millions of people across South Asia have been affected by the massive floods of August and September 2014.

September 9, 2014

The international response to Syria is failing on three fronts – insufficient aid, meagre resettlement offers and continued arms transfers – international aid agency Oxfam warns in a report published today.

September 3, 2014

Wellington, September 2nd 2014: By ratifying the new Arms Trade Treaty today New Zealand has played an historic role in helping end the irresponsible, lethal trade in weapons and ammunition that has devastated the lives of millions of people, according to campaigners.

August 29, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian leaders must seize the opportunity of the new ceasefire to end the violence once and for all. Lasting peace for all civilians will only be possible if Israel permanently lifts its restrictions on Gaza’s economy and people, Oxfam said in a new report issued today.

August 21, 2014

A survey of political parties looking at how much New Zealand should spend on Official Development Assistance (ODA) shows the overwhelming majority of parties are committed to raising the bar according to the Council for International Development (CID).