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Cyclone threatens Cox’s Bazar

Cyclone threatens world’s largest refugee camp as first Covid-19 cases are confirmed.

Almost one million Rohingya people in the world’s largest refugee camp are facing the added threat of a cyclone as …
Coronavirus vaccine

Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits – Oxfam

Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity – 3.7 billion people – against coronavirus could cost less than the ten biggest …
No one safe until we are all safe: NZ aid agencies call for global action on pandemic

No one safe until we are all safe: NZ aid agencies call for global action on pandemic

Fourteen leading New Zealand aid agencies have today called on the New Zealand government to step in with immediate humanitarian …
Open letter – seeking urgent humanitarian assistance for world’s most vulnerable people

Open letter – seeking urgent humanitarian assistance for world’s most vulnerable people

An open letter to the New Zealand Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of …
Africa

COVID-19: 50 million people threatened by hunger in West Africa

According to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the impact of the coronavirus pandemic could increase the number …
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New OECD figures show international aid woefully inadequate to fight the coronavirus crisis, says Oxfam

New OECD figures show international aid woefully inadequate to fight the coronavirus crisis, says Oxfam Rich countries barely increased international …
Debt relief for poor countries essential in global fight against coronavirus

Debt relief for poor countries essential in global fight against coronavirus

Oxfam New Zealand is calling on the New Zealand government to free up spending for global public health, by advocating …
President Trump seeking to withhold funding to the World Health Organization

President Trump seeking to withhold funding to the World Health Organization

Reaction to President Trump hold on WHO funding In reaction to reports that President Trump is seeking to withhold funding …