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#jim clarken

# jim-clarken - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal

Oxfam Ireland confirmed that none of its staff were involved in the scandal.

# jim-clarken - Monday 15 April, 2013

Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled

Oxfam Ireland chief executive Jim Clarken said that the price of wheat and maize could rise by 120 per cent and 177 per cent respectively if nothing is done.

# jim-clarken - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Oxfam Ireland fears EU budget cuts will leave millions in poverty

The charity said that the €6.1 billion which is set to be cut could instead help lift 4.6 million people out of extreme poverty.

# jim-clarken - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Cold weather makes life more difficult for Syrian refugees Syria This post contains images

Cold weather makes life more difficult for Syrian refugees

Oxfam Ireland is warning that living conditions in refugee camps are worsening as a result of the cold weather.

# jim-clarken - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’ Read Me This post contains images

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’

Children mine for gold in home-made pits, while parents risk their lives for food – Jim Clarken describes the harrowing scenes as a crisis unfolds in west Africa.

# jim-clarken - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Column: IMF leader selection is not democratic and, frankly, a sham

Oxfam Ireland’s Chief Executive Jim Clarken argues that the appointment of an IMF head is pre-ordained – and excludes developing countries and rising powers.