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/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Today's declaration by the United Nations of famine in Somalia makes official what aid agencies have been seeing for nearly a year -- severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 10 million people in desperate need of assist...
What: Oxfam America, The Coca-Cola Company and SABMiller released an in-depth study about the economic and social impact of The Coca-Cola Company and SABMiller value chain on communities in El Salvador and Zambia. Exploring the Links between ...
Following a major 7.0 earthquake on January 12, 2010, near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, international relief and development agency Oxfam America swung into action to raise emergency funds to assist relief and rehabilitation efforts on the ground. Oxfam has raised ...
Oxfam staff in Haiti is providing shovels and picks for local workers to clear rubble to search for trapped victims in the capital, Port-au-Prince. The international aid agency is also working to provide water by setting up water tanks in the city.
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Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Cedric Perus, humanitarian coordinator in Port-au-Prince for international aid agency Oxfam, said:
"I have seen wounded people flooding into the hospitals and buildings of several stories high that are now totally f...
March 17, 2009 (WASHINGTON): Leaders from diverse communities today sent an open letter to President Obama and Congressional leaders urging them to "make modernization of our foreign assistance programs a priority"¦ [and] make global development a co-equal pillar of U.S. for...
Washington, DC - International aid group Oxfam America commends the Newmont Mining Corporation for conducting a review of its community relationship management practices and calls on the mining company to fully implement the review's recommendations to improve relationships ...
New York, NY. - September 26, 2008 "“ Swiss Re and Oxfam America have announced a joint Commitment to Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2008 meeting in New York on 23 "“ 26 September. The collaboration is aimed at helping communities most vulnerable to cli...
Boston, MA - April, 30- Oxfam America and eBay Foundation, the charitable arm of eBay Inc., announced the launch of Community Gives, an online fundraising campaign designed to support Oxfam's work of bringing clean...