Strengthening local humanitarian leadership to save lives and strengthen communities

Tens of millions of people receive vital humanitarian aid every year, but millions more suffer without adequate help and protection, and their number is relentlessly rising.Far too often their suffering is because their governments cannot, or intentionally will not, ensure their citizens' access to...

Oxfam’s statement amended 8 May 2015: Oxfam condemns coalition bombing of a warehouse containing vital humanitarian aid

Oxfam’s statement amended 8 May 2015: Oxfam Condemns Coalition Bombing of a Warehouse Containing Vital Humanitarian Aid Oxfam has vehemently condemned a Coalition airstrike on one of its storage facilities in Saada Governorate in northern Yemen. Grace Ommer, Oxfam's country director in...

Oxfam India says time to review policy on permission for working overseas

Even as India has swung into action for relief work in Nepal, following the recent earthquake in that country, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) say regulations are restricting them from carrying out relief operations abroad.Now, however, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has fast-...