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Oxfam America
Boston! Come out and meet our volunteers and celebrate local food at Local Food Fest on the Greenway!
#KashmirFloods: @OxfamIndia team is there, assessing situation. Long-term rehabilitation & humanitarian aid planned
$301 million & the health of El Salvador’s rivers and people are riding on a World Bank arbitration next week.
As airstrikes loom, one of our policy experts talks with @SyriaDeeply about the world's failed response on #Syria:
El Salvador doesn’t want a gold mine in Cabañas…so @OceanaGold is suing them for $300M. Stand with El Salvador:
Hardworking Americans need champions in Congress who will fight (again) for a higher #minimumwage.
What US history shows: 7 years and time for a minimum wage increase
Luxury clinics don't count. World Bank Group's for-profit investments fail to reduce unequal access to health care…
Inside a secret hearing at a foreign tribunal, El Salvador awaits a verdict
Today, the US pledged an additional $494 million in humanitarian aid to #Syria: Thank you @JohnKerry & @StateDept!
For info about how we're responding to the devastating #KashmirFloods, visit here: and follow @OxfamIndia. #FF
For 1st time in history, we have the tools to end extreme poverty within 2 decades @USAID’s Frontiers in Development
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How many low wage workers in YOUR home district would benefit from a $10.10 #minimumwage? Find out: #TimeforaRaise
More than 25 million US workers would benefit from a #minimumwage increase to $10.10 - where do they live? Our map:
It's time for bold action on #climatechange. Walk with us at the #PeoplesClimate March on Sept 21!
What do Syrians need? Safe havens and an arms embargo #Syria
For our fellow NGO communicators! Guidelines for the future of communicating about the end of global poverty:
“There is no solution to this crisis w/o a holistic approach to end the conflicts & human suffering in Iraq & Syria.”
#Syria's humanitarian crisis worsens each day. Is the US doing enough to help? (Spoiler alert: no) on @washingtonpost
In #Syria, "sustainable peace cannot be achieved from 25,000 ft." We need a holistic approach to end the violence:
How the U.S. is falling short as #Syria’s humanitarian crisis rages: via @washingtonpost
What The People Saving Lives In Iraq & Syria Hope Obama Says In His ISIS Speech via @HayesBrown in @thinkprogress
“There is no solution to this crisis w/o a holistic approach to end the conflicts & human suffering in Iraq & Syria.”
"Sustainable peace cannot be achieved from 25,000 feet" @scribshan tells @HayesBrown: #Syria #Iraq
Can we embrace nuance in #IntlDevComms without turning the public off? We can certainly try:
#Syria crisis: 190K+ people killed 3 million refugees ~11 million Syrians in need of aid Who has stepped up to help?
Start the new school year on a healthy note! Watch @fedupmovie & start the Back-to-School #FedupChallenge:
In her latest, @intldogooder asks: Can we paint a fuller picture of how development occurs? Why does this matter?
With a stocked grain bank, farmers can be sure of having food in the future. Add your support:
Do we need more risk-taking in international development communications?
We’re calling on world leaders to step up their support for the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. #Syria
145,000+ people agree: El Salvador should not be sued for protecting its water. Call on @OceanaGold to drop the suit!
What we learned about the movement for worker's rights from the #MarketBasket battle -
Celebrate harvest season with our friends at @Kiva! They're aiming to fund 500 farmers’ loans in 5 days. Join:
How an irrigation project helped a "hero farmer" in Ethiopia raise more crops, build a house, and support her family:
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80% of the 600,000 food products sold in the US have added sugar. Find out how many you eat. Watch @fedupmovie:
"Climate change is not just an issue for the future, it is an urgent issue for today." - Ban Ki-moon
What do Syrians need? Safe havens & an arms embargo. Our latest report: #Syria #refugees
Millions of Syrians have fled torture, massacres & barrel bombs – and the intl community is failing them. #Syria
Impressive to see the livelihood improvement of women farmers through the FLAIR program of @OxfamAmerica in Cambodia.
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Russia, a major arms exporter to #Syria, has committed just 1% of its fair share of humanitarian aid.
The world’s response to #Syria crisis is failing on 3 fronts: insufficient aid, meager resettlement offers & continued arms transfers.
#Syria: USA gives 60% of its fair share of aid – but needs to open its doors to #refugees & stop supplying arms.
The burden on #Syria's neighbors is staggering - yet the rest of the world is standing at the sidelines.
Who's giving their fair share of humanitarian aid to #Syria? France = 33% USA = 60% Russia = 1% Our new report: