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California is burning, and Greenland is melting.... #ClimateCrisis bbc.com/news/amp/scien…
One on one interview with children from Bidibidi Refugee Settlement. This is how Covid-19 has affected their lives. We thank @Oxfam for publishing and raising voices of these children. It is time for the world stand for the children @100MilCampaign oxfam.org/en/blogs/covid…
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'The billionaire class hasn’t just fiddled while Rome burns. It has made a fortune from the flames.' @AnandWrites on #PandemicProfits the.ink/p/billionaire-…
On the eve of the @UN General Assembly, CARE joins with 24 other INGOs to call on #UNSC members to prioritise peace and #HumanitarianAid in #Yemen >> reliefweb.int/report/yemen/j… #YemenCantWait while Yemeni women and children continue to bear the brunt of the conflict.
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"We are now sleepwalking towards a 7th year of war, and the people of Yemen can only surmise that the world has forgotten them." Joint INGO Statement on Yemen, as 75th session of the @UN General Assembly #UNGA begins. oxf.am/3izufuM #YemenCantWait
Prior to the #Moria fire, refugees were crammed into overcrowded tents with limited access to food, water & sanitation. Now they are left with nothing. EU countries must relocate people in need to safety. #HumanRights globalnews.ca/video/7332441/…
Researchers are currently testing 38 #coronavirus vaccines in clinical trials on humans. So what are the ethical issues at stake with the development & rollout of a new vaccine? #PeoplesVaccine medium.com/@Oxfam/the-top… twitter.com/UN/status/1305…
Happy Monday! Some #inspiration to start the week: Georgio has volunteered with our partner CLDH to help assess the psycho-social support needs of people affected by last month's #Beirut blast. Through our local partners, we aim to reach +9,000 people with aid/support. #ThankYou
Access to vaccines & treatments as global public goods is in the interests of all humanity. ❤️ We cannot afford near-sighted nationalism. Ensuring everyone has access is the only way to protect us. Join the call for #PeoplesVaccine: oxf.am/covid19-people… #COVID19 #pandemic twitter.com/BBCWorld/statu…
Can you believe... Jeff Bezos could personally pay each of @amazon’s 876,000 employees a one-off bonus of more than $100,000 - and still be as wealthy as he was at the beginning of the pandemic. 🤔 �oxf.am/cashing-in-on-…a#COVID19D#InequalityVirusrxEJ
After 6 months of #COVID19 pandemic, close to a million people have lost their lives. And the economic fallout has been devastating too: 400 million jobs lost & half a billion people expected to be pushed into poverty. But not everyone is losing out. oxf.am/cashing-in-on-…
If governments implement a #Pandemic Profit Tax on these 32 companies, we could raise $104 billion. That money could provide #COVID19 testing & vaccines for *everyone* on the planet... and support our frontline healthcare workers. 😷💚#PandemicProfitstkg
Today is 50 yrs since Milton Friedman's famous piece established shareholder primacy. We're at a critical juncture. We have a choice betwn returning to business as usual, or learning from this #pandemic to design a fairer, more sustainable economy. #CSR medium.com/@Oxfam/friedma…
🔴#THREADD] Oil companies@Totall and CNOOC are on the verge of launching 30 years of oil exploitation in Uganda, which could have disastrous consequences for people and the environment. Today, FIDH &@Oxfamm release 2 reports alerting about the risks.#OilVsRightss? (1/12) ⬇️⬇️m
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There is an urgent need for global unity and solidarity amid #COVID19. These inspiring actions from people around the world are fantastic examples of all we can achieve when we help one another in difficult times. twitter.com/i/events/13032…
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With almost 20 million – two-thirds of the population - reliant on food aid to survive, Yemen is buckling under #COVID19 Must-watch report via @BBCNawal @BBCWorld: bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-… #YemenCantWait
@Oxfam’s recent report “Rohingya women’s priorities and leadership in #Myanmar & #Bangladesh” draws on ongoing engagement and discussions with women living in #IDP camps, and how they must be included in discussions for solutions & responses: oxfam.org/en/research/vo…
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We want you to know the difference you've made by donating to our #Coronavirus appeal since the pandemic hit. Without dedicated donors, fundraisers, volunteers, shoppers, staff and supporters - this would not have been possible. #ThankYou 💚o
Critical now: long-term solutions are urgently needed for people in need, as EU's approach to arrival of people seeking asylum has clearly failed. #WithRefugees #Moria twitter.com/BBCWorld/statu…
BBC poll shows how #COVID19 has hit poorer countries harder than the rest of the world, sowing #inequality globally, plus how the pandemic has affected certain demographics more than others 📰 Read article here �bbc.co.uk/news/world-541…9Z
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The number of hungry people globally could reach 840 million by 2030. @WFP's latest Hunger Map shows the prevalence of undernourishment in each country, providing invaluable information about the single biggest risk to global health. bit.ly/WFPHungerMap
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“This damning evidence of indiscriminate attacks & serious violations of human rights by all sides in Yemen should shame all those who are fueling this conflict by selling arms to the belligerents." #YemenCantWait for peace... #GlobalCeasefire washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
Read this and feel the fury. The most shocking quote: "Jeff Bezos could personally pay each of Amazon’s 876,000 employees a one-time $105,000 bonus today and still be as wealthy as he was at the beginning of the pandemic". oxfamamerica.org/press/pandemic… via @OxfamAmerica
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Can #COVID19 be transmitted through water? Or Mosquitoes? Is transmission affected by weather? Dr @SCBriand busts popular myths about COVID-19 in #Sciencein5, WHO’s conversations in science 👇h
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"The Virus of Inequality and the Pandemic of Poverty" #COVID19 impact on the most vulnerable and the inequality crisis behind it. My paper for @CiJusticia @Oxfam shar.es/abkC5r
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50 yrs since Milton Friedman's famous piece established shareholder primacy, we're at a critical juncture. We have a choice btwn returning to ‘business as usual’ or learning from this moment to design a fairer & more sustainable economy @itamir77 #pandemic medium.com/@Oxfam/friedma…
We've teamed up with @oxfamgb and @StylistMagazine for #SecondhandSeptember. We're running a 10-day vintage auction, curated by stylist Lucy Tempest Walker! Check out the vintage items up for grabs �fromebay.co/StylistAuctionK
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The #pandemic is far from over! And so our #COVID19India Response CONTINUES! 400 #PPE kits were handed over to #Nagpur Addl Commissioner, Ram Joshi, today. @HCL_Foundation Keep SUPPORTING us: bit.ly/DonatetoFightC…
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"This year, with the additional risk of COVID-19, people will face even higher health risk, as fires intensify and air pollution increases." act.gp/32xao8G
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[#THREAD] Les compagnies pétrolières @Total et CNOOC sont sur le point de lancer 30 ans d’exploitation pétrolière en Ouganda, ce qui pourrait avoir des conséquences désastreuses sur les populations & l’environnement FIDH et @Oxfam publient 2 rapports alertant sur les risques 1/12
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"We talk a lot about a person's right to accumulate $200 billion in personal wealth, but not about the civic responsibilities that might come with that." #InequalityVirus #pandemic #COVID19 twitter.com/_cingraham/sta…
1 refugee and 2 Jordanian workers at the #Zaatari camp have tested positive for #COVID19. Our teams are working hard to ensure social distancing and minimize contact risks. cbsnews.com/news/covid-cas…
Today is 6 months since the pandemic was declared. Amid heartbreak, something dark is happening at the top. Take Jeff Bezos. Say he gave each of his 876,000 employees a $105,000 bonus today. He'd still be *as rich as he was at the start of the pandemic* THREAD/new @Oxfam data
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Even after paying out this hypothetical one-time employee bonus, Jeff Bezos would still be as rich as he was BEFORE the #coronavirus pandemic. 6 months since @WHO declared #pandemic, we need to start fairly taxing corporations and the wealthy elite. oxf.am/cashing-in-on-… twitter.com/AnandWrites/st…
“This damning evidence of indiscriminate attacks & serious violations of #HumanRights by all sides in Yemen should shame all those who are fueling this conflict by selling arms to the belligerents." #YemenCantWait for peace... washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
EU's approach to arrival of people seeking asylum has clearly failed. 400 unaccompanied children have now been moved to mainland Greece. Critical now: long-term solutions are urgently needed for people in need: bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur… twitter.com/antonioguterre…
Please pay need to this absolutely maddening fact: @JeffBezos could pay all of Amazon’s 876,000 employees a $105,000 bonus. And he would still be as rich as he was right before the pandemic. the.ink/p/billionaire-…
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Profits of 32 of the world’s largest companies jumped by $109bn this year, even during the #pandemic - while half a billion people are expected to be pushed into poverty. 🤔 Get the fact & figures in our new report:oxf.am/pandemic-profi…Sh
After the over-crowded #Moria migrant camp burned down, now Greek ships to help shelter 13,000 after fire. EU's approach to arrival of people seeking asylum has clearly failed. Critical: Long-term solutions are needed for people in need: bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur… #MigrationEU
If governments implement a '#Pandemic Profit Tax' on these 32 companies, we could raise $104 billion. That money could provide #COVID19 testing & vaccines for *everyone* on the planet... and support our frontline healthcare workers. 😷💚#PandemicProfitstKs
5 ways in which corporations are cashing in on the #coronavirus crisis - and exacerbating inequality Today's must-read... 👇🏾👇🏽👇🏿👇�oxf.am/3igIDbe..co/rzkOm9v3Af
The world’s largest corporations are making $billions for already-wealthy shareholders yet failing to protect the jobs & health of low-wage workers during the #COVID19 pandemic. Get the numbers in our latest report: Power, Profits and the Pandemic 👉�oxf.am/pandemic-profi…xS t3L
Jeff Bezos could personally pay each of @amazon’s 876,000 employees a one-off bonus of more than $100,000 - and still be as wealthy as he was at the beginning of the pandemic. oxf.am/3iezJLl #COVID19 #InequalityVirus
As the #COVID19 pandemic hits 6 months, close to a million people have lost their lives. And the economic fallout has been devastating too: 400 million jobs lost & half a billion people expected to be pushed into poverty. But not everyone is losing out. oxf.am/cashing-in-on-…
BREAKING: #Coronavirus pandemic profits for companies soar by billions more as the world's poorest people pay price. 🚨 👉🏾👉oxf.am/3iezJLl6C#InequalityVirustr5EG1bg
Thousands of people have lost everything as fires gut #Moria refugee camp, which had been under #coronavirus quarantine. Greece trapped people seeking safety in overcrowded conditions and ignored calls to evacuate the camp. theguardian.com/world/2020/sep…
How many of Yemen’s population of 30.5 million people are reliant on food aid to survive? #YemenCantWait
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