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2011-09-04 07:00:00

Translators desperately needed to interpret medical instructions where language barrier is hampering aid efforts Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 04, 2011

2011-07-20 09:33:00

Oxfam America calls on the USG to respond to deepening crisis in Horn of Africa BOSTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's declaration by the United Nations of famine in Somalia makes official what aid agencies have been seeing for nearly a year - severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 10 million people in desperate need of assistance and donor countries are not doing nearly enough to avert disaster, save lives and protect livelihoods. (Logo:...

2011-06-27 00:00:29

“As a chef I am constantly aware of how much can be done with food and the importance of using every part of the produce so I feel extremely privileged to be able to provide a recipe and help communities living in poverty grow and prepare good food for their families”, said Matt Kemp Head Chef of Sydney's prestige restaurant Balzac. (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Acclaimed Australian chefs and food bloggers have donated recipes to an special edition Oxfam cookbook to support and...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxfam America and CNA warned that the U.S. is likely to face substantially increasing demands on its humanitarian response systems as a result of climate change. The organizations proposed a set of U.S.

2011-06-01 07:37:00

ROSELAND, New Jersey, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expand Networks http://www.expand.com, the leader in optimising WANs for branch office consolidation and virtualisation, today announced Oxfam Australia, the humanitarian charity, has deployed Expand Networks Accelerators across its international network of offices.

2011-03-08 07:00:00

BOSTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International humanitarian organization Oxfam America joined a number of groups, churches and corporations around the country to mark the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day with more than 100 events this month to raise awareness about the struggles millions of poor women still face today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO) "Hunger and poverty affect women and men alike, but because women make up the...

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2011-01-12 10:45:00

A year ago today, 300,000 people died in an earthquake that still scars the lives of Haitians.

2010-12-15 12:16:00

BOSTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Oxfam America announced the release of a music video it crafted for critically acclaimed rock band The New Pornographers.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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