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Oxfam welcomes $4.5 million Fairtrade commitment from Australian Government

International aid agency Oxfam has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of $4.5 million to boost Fairtrade between small community producers in the Pacific and in Indonesia with regional and international markets.

Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said the investment highlighted the importance that trade plays in helping to lift people out of poverty.

More military, more medics and more money needed to prevent definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation

In a battle against the clock, with less than two months left in the window set out by the UN to curb the spread of the Ebola virus ravaging in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still a crippling shortfall in military staff to provide the logistical support that is desperately needed. This includes building treatment centres, providing flights and both engineering and logistical support.

Oxfam responds to flooding in India

Oxfam is responding to flooding in India that has affected people in 2,500 villages in the Jammu Kashmir region, in the worst natural disaster to hit the region in 60 years.

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