The latest news and inspiring stories about Oxfam’s work around the globe. Call on govts to give single day’s military spendOnly 26 hours of global military spending is enough to cover the $5.5 billion needed to help most at risk. Comes a year on since the UN warned of “famines of biblical proportions”. Calls for Biden to support a Peoples Vaccine175 former heads of state and government and Nobel laureates (including NZ’s own Helen Clark) urge president Biden to put the collective right to safety for all ahead of the commercial monopolies. Slight increase in aid simply not enoughWhile this rise provides a lifeline for millions of people living in poverty around the world, it’s simply not enough. With extreme poverty skyrocketing for the first time in over twenty years. Timor-Leste’s most destructive floods in memoryAlmost half of the population of Timor-Leste’s capital has been impacted by severe flooding, according to government figures, after heavy rains fell on Dili and nearby provinces last week. Explore our news and media archive: News & media Media releasesSee the latest media releases from Oxfam New Zealand. BlogRead inspiring stories, opinion pieces and the latest blog posts. Research and reportsDownload the latest research and reports by Oxfam New Zealand and Oxfam International.