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The latest news and media releases from Oxfam New Zealand.

Gavi launches COVID vaccine initiative for developing countries

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 Condemns Violence Against Protesters in the US

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 …
Art Green

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-wMOxfam has announced it will be moving its flagship fundraising event Oxfam Trailwalker to Taranaki, with the charity walk due …
swarms of locusts

New swarms of locusts threaten to increase hunger in East Africa reeling from floods and coronavirus

Flooding and Covid-19 restrictions create perfect conditions for locusts to multiply Oxfam warned today that millions of people in East and …
Cyclone Amphan

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, …
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Oxfam accelerates new strategic changes to its global operations

Aims to maximise impact, shift power south and adapt to financial impact of coronavirusOxfam today announced that it is bringing …
Cyclone Amphan

‘Crisis on top of crisis’ as India and Bangladesh brace for super Cyclone Amphan – Oxfam

https://www.oxfam.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Twitter-video1_1.mp4Cyclone Amphan, the strongest ever cyclone recorded over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to hit north-east India and Bangladesh tomorrow …
West Bank, Bethlehem

Aid agencies respond to MFAT announcement of $7m in humanitarian funding for coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus continues to impact low-income countries, New Zealand aid agencies welcome the $7m in aid funding announced by …