2014 News

December 19, 2014

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures. 10 years on Oxfam provided details on how we responded.

December 10, 2014

Award sees Oxfam team up with Deloitte New Zealand to improve disaster relief in the Pacific

December 9, 2014

Oxfam rapid assessment teams have been deployed to survey the immediate needs of evacuees forced to flee tropical storm Hagupit, and ensure those who lost their homes don’t lose their health as well.

December 8, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit slowly pushes its way across the Philippines, Oxfam is working to ensure clean water and sanitation for affected communities and the hundreds of thousands of people seeking refuge in evacuation centres.

December 7, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit has struck the Philippines, making landfall in Eastern Samar, pummelling the coastal communities with 210km/h winds. Oxfam is ready to dispatch rapid assessment teams to survey the damage left in its path, and assess and respond to the greatest needs.

December 5, 2014

Oxfam is prepared for a major disaster response in the Philippines after Cyclone Hagupit was upgraded to a Super Typhoon – the same classification as Typhoon Haiyan – which wrought destruction on the country a year ago.

December 2, 2014

Oxfam is working to prevent further infections and support medical facilities.

December 1, 2014
All countries must use the COP 20 Summit in Lima to resolve the impasse over “climate finance,” and make success possible at the critical Paris talks in December 2015. We also have a new report, “Breaking the Standoff” that details how current pledges are out of step with the magnitude of need in developing countries.
December 1, 2014

Join the global day of giving on Tuesday, December 2.

November 19, 2014

Upper Moutere has defended its title for the fourth year in a row as New Zealand’s most generous town according to the 2014 Oxfam Unwrapped Generosity List.