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Gavi launches COVID vaccine initiative for developing countries

Responding to the launch of a new initiative to help developing countries access a coronavirus vaccine at the Global Vaccine Summit today, Oxfam’s Health Policy Manager, Anna Marriott, said: “Gavi, and the governments behind it, recognise that high prices could prevent millions of people across the developing world being vaccinated against the coronavirus. Their response to this […]

Oxfam Condemns Violence Against Protesters in the US

  Oxfam New Zealand supports this statement from our US colleagues, and stands with those protesting institutionalised racism and injustice: Oxfam condemned the excessive force used by police and military forces in cities across the United States against protesters, members of the media, and bystanders in recent days, as well as the violent rhetoric emanating […]

Oxfam Trailwalker announces new location for 100km charity walk in Taranaki

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDAfELNaX3I&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2dFdMcOiNPtP754qLEOyL0hDNSjSMo5b-WU21F4nfY-uOjC2KTLR27-wM Oxfam has announced it will be moving its flagship fundraising event Oxfam Trailwalker to Taranaki, with the charity walk due to make its debut in the stunning New Plymouth region on March 20-21, 2021. Throwing their weight behind Oxfam Trailwalker 2021 are some well-known figures including television personality Art Green, broadcaster Sacha McNeil, comedian […]

Oxfam responds to devastation in the wake of Cyclone Amphan

Cyclone Amphan has left a trail of devastation throughout north-east India and the Bangladesh coast, with over 80 deaths reported so far, destroying homes, embankments and crops, and compounding the suffering in many communities already hit by coronavirus and the impact of the lockdown.   The low-lying coastal communities in both countries are amongst the worst hit by the […]

Oxfam accelerates new strategic changes to its global operations

Aims to maximise impact, shift power south and adapt to financial impact of coronavirus Oxfam today announced that it is bringing forward a reorganisation of its global operations, and implementing a new strategic framework to adapt to the continuing financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The international organisation began its ten-year strategic review in late […]