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Oxfam supports clean up Campaigns, urges government to fight Typhoid

In response to the current Typhoid outbreak, during one of Oxfam sponsored Cleanup Campaigns in Mbare, Harare today, Oxfam Country Director Machinda Marongwe said: “While support to communities during the current disease outbreak is ongoing, Government should look at addressing the various underlying causes leading to…

Oxfam Joins partners, respond to Typhoid outbreak

Oxfam in Zimbabwe is currently assisting the government of Zimbabwe in the Joint Typhoid response in Harare through a water quality monitoring exercise, Hygiene Promotion and distribution of hygiene products. Hygiene promotion volunteers have been trained and currently conducting hygiene promotion and distributing Water guard…

ZIM Women Call for Land Rights Now

BACKGROUND Individual small-scale women farmers in Zimbabwe are resilient against the odds. They are the backbone of the smallholder agricultural sector and feed the nation by being the main producers and processors of food. In Zimbabwe, 70% of agricultural labour is provided by women, women…

Chronic drought, a factor in increased migration – OXFAM

Chronic drought is a factor in increased migration in Southern Africa – Government of Zimbabwe must address food insecurity with both emergency and adaptation finance, Oxfam says In response to the Address by His Excellency President Robert Mugabe on the occasion of the high-level meeting…

Oxfam Launches 3.5M Euro Drought Response Project

Oxfam in Zimbabwe this week launched a 3,5million Euro Project on behalf of the Zimbabwe Joint Initiative drought response programme, which is a consortium of seven non-governmental organizations implementing a drought response Initiative supported by the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA). The objective of the Zimbabwe…

Gvt, Oxfam aids drought stricken Matobo

It is 2 o’clock in the afternoon and people are teeming at Ntunjambila Shopping Centre in Matobo District, Matabeleland South. The bustling crowd is different from villagers gathered to receive food relief from Oxfam/ORAP drought relief programme. Being a Monday afternoon but there is nothing…

Oxfam, PWYP Launches Report on Mining Revenues 

A Case Study of Caledonia Blanket Mine Publish What You Pay Zimbabwe and Oxfam launched a Research Paper on Government Revenues from mining focusing on a case study of the Caledonia Blanket Mine. The research was lead by Don Hubert, who is President of Resources…

Climate Change Adaptation Success in Buhera

Boaz Chimombe a Master Farmer in Ward 28 of Buhera South District with the support of Oxfam and partners is leading the way in practicing conservation farming. Boaz is showing fellow farmers in the District that climate change adaptation is possible with minimum resources and…

Sensitisation meeting on Draft Mines and Minerals Bill

OXFAM, PACT, The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) and the Publish What You Pay Coalition hosted a half day sensitisation and capacity strengthening meeting with the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy to analyse…

Women and Care Symposium

Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe in partnership with Oxfam launched a Women and Care Symposium in Bulawayo under the theme “Accelerating Advocacy for Women and Care Work”. The symposium was conducted on “Orange Day” which is a day set aside to focus on eradicating violence against…

OXFAM, SAVE and CARE call for donor intervention

OXFAM, SAVE THE CHILDREN AND CARE CALL FOR DONOR INTERVENTION, AS SADC ENDORSES REGIONAL ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE EL NINO FOOD CRISIS Donors and Southern African governments must act swiftly, collaboratively, and generously in responding to the South African Development Community’s (SADC) announcement of a…

SADC leadership must act now as millions face food crisis

Daniel Sinnathamby Dyna is a farmer in Malawi. She is afraid for her future. And she is certainly not alone, according to the stories that Oxfam is hearing daily across southern Africa. She says: “From the looks of things this year, I am scared. I…

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