Monthly Archives: October 2014

Inequality

The 2013 United Nations report “Inequality Matters” shows that many, but not all, countries have become more unequal since 1980 (see pages 29-39 of the report). The United Kingdom is one country where inequality has grown over this time. Hundreds … Continue reading

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Ebola Outbreak, Oxfam Response

Oxfam are responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by supplying vitally-needed equipment, such as soap, hand sanitizer and protective clothing. Donations are needed to fund the aid. See the Oxfam GB website.

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Oxfam Emergency Work

Oxfam responds to emergencies in many countries. Currently it is working in South Sudan, Gaza, Iraq and many other countries. See http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what-we-do/emergency-response . In South Sudan more than one million people have been forced from their homes by fighting. Peace … Continue reading

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