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Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq Over 1.2 million people have been displaced as a result of fighting in Central and Northern Iraq and an estimated 1.5 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Many have fled […]

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Owner of Kiwis' favourite tacos takes bold stand for climate action

By   /  July 29, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Owner of Kiwis' favourite tacos takes bold stand for climate action

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: Owner of Kiwis' favourite tacos takes bold stand for climate action The maker of Old El Paso tacos, Betty Crocker cake mixes and Haagan Daz ice-cream has today committed to industry-leading measures to cut pollution from its supply chains and press for political action to address climate […]

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Oxfam accepts cheque from Pacific Corporation Foundation for Solomon’s recovery work

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Oxfam accepts cheque from Pacific Corporation Foundation for Solomon’s recovery work

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: Oxfam accepts cheque from Pacific Corporation Foundation for Solomon’s recovery work Oxfam New Zealand has accepted a cheque for almost $1000 today from the Pacific Corporation Foundation toward recovery efforts in the Solomon Islands, following April’s flash flooding that left thousands homeless. Laulu Mac Leauanae, Chief Executive […]

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As another typhoon hits Philippines Oxfam warns there are not enough evacuation centres to keep people safe

By   /  July 17, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on As another typhoon hits Philippines Oxfam warns there are not enough evacuation centres to keep people safe

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: As another typhoon hits Philippines Oxfam warns there are not enough evacuation centres to keep people safe Tacloban City, Leyte – International agency Oxfam said today as another typhoon hits the Philippines there are insufficient evacuation centres available to keep people safe. “This typhoon is powerful but […]

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Richest 10% of Kiwis control more wealth than remaining 90%

By   /  June 16, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Richest 10% of Kiwis control more wealth than remaining 90%

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: Richest 10% of Kiwis control more wealth than remaining 90% The richest ten per cent of New Zealanders are wealthier than the rest of the population combined as the gap between rich and poor continues to widen. Oxfam New Zealand’s Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said the […]

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Solomon Islands diarrhoea deaths require rapid coordinated response

By   /  June 9, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Solomon Islands diarrhoea deaths require rapid coordinated response

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam NZ – Headline: Solomon Islands diarrhoea deaths require rapid coordinated response The tragic deaths of 18 children from extreme diarrhoea in the Solomon Islands are a stark reminder that while floodwaters have subsided, the impact of the disaster remains life threatening and the need for a rapid, coordinated response essential. […]

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Big ten food companies emitting as much as “world’s 25th most polluting country”, Oxfam says

By   /  May 20, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Big ten food companies emitting as much as “world’s 25th most polluting country”, Oxfam says

Source: Oxfam NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Big ten food companies emitting as much as “world’s 25th most polluting country”, Oxfam says The “Big 10” food and beverage companies are both highly vulnerable to climate change and major contributors to the problem. Together they emit so much greenhouse gas that, if they were a single […]

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