Oxfam


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OXFAM

(ˈɒksfæm) or

Oxfam

n acronym for
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
Translations

Oxfam

n abbr of Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
britische karitative Vereinigung zur Hungerhilfe
(also Oxfam shop) Gebrauchtwarenladen, dessen Verkaufserlös der Hungerhilfe zugutekommt, → ˜ Eine-Welt-Laden m
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Throughout the day members of the public will be learning about inequality, its root causes and identify possible solutions with the help of Oxfam volunteers and campaigners.
For his part, the director of Oxfam in Syria Motaz Adham said that signing the agreement comes within the framework of the expansion plan of the organization, a plan that focuses on issues with big social impact, adding that most areas in Syria and categories specified by the Ministry and Oxfam would benefit from this agreement.
Rachel Maclean hit out on Twitter after Oxfam revealed that Britain's five richest families are worth more than the poorest 20% of the UK population.
Sue Brittain, Oxfam Yarm shop manager, said: "Spring is the perfect time for a clear-out and we can turn good quality unwanted items into cash to fund Oxfam's work fighting poverty around the world.
All money raised from the project will go - through Oxfam - to help mothers around the world lift themselves out of poverty.
A statement released by Johansson's spokesman Wednesday said the 29-year-old actress has "a fundamental difference of opinion" with Oxfam International because the humanitarian group opposes all trade from Israeli settlements, saying they are illegal and deny Palestinian rights.
Adding to list of fallouts due the SodaStream Super Bowl commercial, Scarlett Johansson has now announced her decision to forgo her position as the ambassador for the humanitarian organization - The Oxfam International, which had criticized her for doing the advertisement for SodaStream,which is an Israeli company operating out of the West Bank.
com," said Stephanie Kurzina, vice president for development and communications at Oxfam America.
Loaf spokeswoman Jane Baker said: "Having had friends who have lived and worked in Syria, and seeing the situation now, we really wanted to be involved in supporting Oxfam.
During the meeting, Basindwa and Goldring discussed aspects of the existing mutual cooperation between Yemen and the organization, and the implementation level of the programs adopted by Oxfam in Yemen.
The women's 'shwopping' event, will raise money for Oxfam and aims to encourage people to recycle rather than dispose of their old clothes.
Oxfam fundraiser David Hewitt, who is organising the walk, is appealing to the people of County Durham to lend their shoes- especially if they are size six plus stilettos.