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E.g., 08/13/2020
E.g., 08/13/2020
Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity — 3.7 billion people— against coronavirus could cost less than what the ten biggest pharmaceutical companies make in four months, Oxfam said today. The agency is urging governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee that vaccines, tests, and...
In reaction to the coronavirus pandemic reaching 1 million confirmed cases , Oxfam interim Executive Director Chema Vera, said today: “This is a grim milestone that must spur the international community to take immediate action. We must tackle this pandemic with single-minded determination, and as...
Oxfam today called for a package of nearly $160 billion in immediate debt cancellation and aid to fund a Global Public Health Plan and Emergency Response, to help prevent millions of deaths as a result of the Coronavirus. The five-point plan would enable poor countries to take action to prevent the...
Globally, the climate crisis has shown increased variability in the water cycle. This has resulted in extreme and erratic weather, threatening the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable communities, and threatening sustainable development and biodiversity. If recent assessments of the global climate...
Deadly floods and landslides have already killed 300 people and forced over 12 million more from their homes, as the disaster continues to rip through South Asia. During the past few days, India, Nepal and Bangladesh have experienced some of the worst floods in years threatening millions more...
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