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May 22, 2015

Increases to New Zealand’s international aid budget announced yesterday are welcome, but there is concern about whether the money will reach the most vulnerable.

May 14, 2015

A second earthquake in Nepal is a double disaster leaving many of the survivors of the first earthquake shocked and fearful of further tremors.

May 8, 2015

Survivors of Nepal's massive earthquake are in a race against time to secure shelter and adequate sanitation before the monsoon rains begin in early June.

May 1, 2015

Kiwis across the country are getting together over a cuppa to make a difference in the lives of people living in poverty in the developing world. 

May 1, 2015

“Widespread destruction” in the district of the Gurkhas as Oxfam trucks in aid by land for the first time from India

April 30, 2015

A bottleneck of people and supplies at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport combined with nationwide fuel shortages, blocked roads and difficult terrain is hampering the efforts of aid agencies and emergency services to reach earthquake survivors, warns Oxfam today.

April 28, 2015

Oxfam today stepped up its relief effort to help an initial 350,000 people hit by the earthquake in Nepal, providing clean water, toilets and shelter to thousands of people.

April 27, 2015

Oxfam is gearing up to deliver clean water and sanitation to thousands following Saturday’s devastating quake. Some 30,000 people are currently living in makeshift shelters in 16 government camp locations, too scared to return to their homes for fear of the aftershocks.

April 26, 2015

The worst earthquake in 80 years has hit Nepal: buildings are flattened, thousands are injured, the death toll has exceeded 1000 and is rising. The earthquake was felt as far as India, Bangladesh and Tibet - with some fatalities in those areas too.

April 13, 2015

One month after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, water remains a high priority, with small islands dependent on rainwater most in need, Oxfam said today.

The international aid agency has been trucking clean water to thousands of people to prevent the spread of disease, but efforts are now turning to sustainable solutions that can be managed by communities.

Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said the people of Vanuatu had shown incredible resilience and were focused on returning to self-sufficiency as soon as possible.