Responding to the Haiti earthquake has been one of the toughest challenges Oxfam has ever faced in its history of delivering aid. One week after the earthquake struck, aid is beginning to get through. However, the impact of the earthquake on Oxfam’s Haitian and international staff, the logistical challenges combined with a destroyed office and […]
Even before the recent earthquake, Haiti was weighed down by $891 million of debts. Email the head of the IMF to demand that they cancel Haiti’s debt immediately to make sure that earthquake relief doesn’t create a new debt burden. Find out more
International aid agency Oxfam is responding to today’s earthquake in Haiti. Find out more
Typhoon Ketsana hit southern Laos in September 2009, causing flooding, strong winds and heavy rainfall. Oxfam focused on providing access to safe water, emergency food supplies and livelihoods support. Now, months later the onset of the colder weather presents a threat to the most vulnerable survivors. Oxfam is providing blankets and jackets to help ward […]
Grab yourself some fantastic fair trade bargains at Oxfam Shop’s clearance sale. Over 150 of our products have been reduced so go shopping today!
The ‘climate deal’ announced in Copenhagen on Saturday 19 December is a triumph of spin over substance, says international aid agency Oxfam. Read more
Australians wanting to give to others this Christmas can support poor communities simply by buying beautiful handcrafted gifts, according to international aid agency Oxfam.
If the gifts are fair trade, such as those in Oxfam’s shops, they will ‘give twice’ by helping the communities who produce them become more independent and sustainable, while also making wonderful, unique gifts in their own right.
Frustrated by Australia’s lack of commitment to tackling climate change? Ever wished you could put words in the PM’s mouth? Now you can! Create your Talking Kev
International Volunteer Day (5 December 2009) is the perfect opportunity to celebrate our Oxfam volunteers – the backbone of our organisation. Want to be a part of something bigger? Find out how.
Test how much you know about the future of our planet by playing the new interactive quiz – The Climate Challenge. Play it now.