Information for the media

08/10/2018
“More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok” – Oxfam

 A third earthquake of 6-Richter magnitude which struck Lombok earlier today has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and has slowed down rescue efforts. 

08/06/2018
Oxfam Provides Drinking Water and Shelter to Thousands as 600,000 are Hit by Indonesia Earthquake Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors as a devastating 7-Richter magnitude earthquake, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia earlier today.
08/06/2018
Oxfam's response to today's horrific bombing of the fish market and hospital in the city of Hudaydah Oxfam condemned today’s attacks and called on all parties to the conflict to respect international law and protect civilians from harm. 

07/30/2018
  • Independent Commission appointed and Safeguarding review on track
  • Initial training for 119 staff to become new safeguarding investigators 
  • More than €2m investment in safeguarding across Oxfam globally
  • Staff reference systems introduced with enhanced pre-employment checks
  • Whistle-blowing reporting lines in five languages

07/25/2018
Young people in Latin America still think violence against women is “normal”: Oxfam The findings of surveys carried out in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic show that male violence against women persists in the daily lives of young people in Latin America 
07/11/2018
Thousands of Syrians out of reach of aid – Oxfam Thousands of Syrians forced from their homes due to the recent fighting in Dar’a are unable to get the help they desperately need, international aid agency Oxfam said today. 

Amid scorching summer temperatures, families need shelter, water, food and medical care but access for humanitarian agencies is limited and not enough assistance has been able to cross the border into Syria from Jordan.