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Forty percent of the people on our planet -- more than 2.5 billion -- now live in poverty, struggling to survive on less than $2 a day. Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization working to change that. Together with individuals and local groups in more than 90 countries, Oxfam saves lives, helps people overcome poverty, and fights for social justice. To join our efforts or learn more, go to www.oxfamamerica.org.

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08-10-11

World's Newest Famine Declared In Somalia

/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...

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04-05-11

Oxfam America, The Coca-Cola Company and SABMiller Webinar Discussion on The Role of the Private Sector in International Development



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 ...

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01-20-10

Oxfam America Mobilizes Celebrities, New Media to Raise Emergency Funds for Haiti

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 ...

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01-15-10

Oxfam Teams in Haiti Delivering Aid

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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On the Ground in Haiti: Oxfam's Humanitarian Coordinator Describes the Scene Image

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01-14-10

On the Ground in Haiti: Oxfam's Humanitarian Coordinator Describes the Scene

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...

Wal-Mart, AFL-CIO, and 140 Other Powerful Entities Urge President Obama, Congress to Prioritize Global Development and Foreign Assistance Reform Image

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03-17-09

Wal-Mart, AFL-CIO, and 140 Other Powerful Entities Urge President Obama, Congress to Prioritize Global Development and Foreign Assistance Reform

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...

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03-11-09

Oxfam Urges Miner to Improve Community Relations

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 ...

Swiss Re and Oxfam America Launch Joint Risk Management Initiative for Farmers in Tigray, Ethiopia Image

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09-26-08

Swiss Re and Oxfam America Launch Joint Risk Management Initiative for Farmers in Tigray, Ethiopia

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...

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04-30-08

Oxfam America is Selected by eBay Foundation for Unique Online Giving Campaign

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...

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04-15-08

Oxfam America to Promote the Rights of Communities Impacted by Oil, Gas and Mining Development

WASHINGTON, DC "“ April 15, 2008 "“ Oxfam America today announced a new initiative to promote the rights of communities impacted by oil, gas, and mining industries. As oil, gas, and other commodity prices reach record levels, investment in extractive projects is growing. Mor...

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