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Press

Welcome to Oxfam America's press room, where you will find current and archived press releases, our general press kit, contact information for press officers, reports, videos, and more.

Press releases

HALF A BILLION PEOPLE COULD BE PUSHED INTO POVERTY BY COVID-19
April 8, 2020
With up to 250 people sharing a water tap, refugee camps brace for impacts of coronavirus
April 6, 2020
In reaction to the coronavirus pandemic reaching 1 million confirmed cases, Oxfam America President & CEO Abby Maxman, said today:
April 2, 2020
UN Climate Summit postponed as a result of Coronavirus – Oxfam comment
April 2, 2020
Health spending in poor countries must double immediately to prevent millions of deaths - Oxfam
March 29, 2020

News clips

Middle East Eye: U.S. Cuts Millions in Aid to Houthi-Run Yemen Despite Looming Coronavirus Crisis
March 30, 2020
Reuters: Yemen Warring Parties Back U.N. Truce Call, as U.S. Starts Aid Reduction
March 30, 2020
The Washington Post: As Coronavirus Looms, U.S. Proceeding with Major Reduction of Aid to Yemen
March 30, 2020
The New York Times: U.S. Cuts Health Care Aid to Yemen Despite Worries About Coronavirus
March 30, 2020
AP: Curfews Extended as USAID Declares Aid Suspension in Yemen
March 30, 2020

Press contacts

Alissa Rooney
Director of Media and Public Relations
Boston, MA
Office: (617) 517-9488
Cell: (617) 835-7406
Email: [email protected]

Laura Rusu
Policy and Campaigns Media Manager, Oxfam America
Washington, DC
Office: (202) 496-1169
Cell: (202) 459-3739
Email: [email protected]

Kria Sakakeeny
Corporate and Brand Media Relations Manager
Boston, MA
Office: (617) 517-9428
Cell: (401) 359-2219
Email: [email protected]

Lauren Hartnett
Senior Humanitarian Press Officer
New York, NY
Cell: (203) 247-3920
Email: [email protected]

Emily Bhatti
Senior Corporate and Brand Press Officer
Boston, MA
Office: (617) 517-9461
Cell: (508) 868-6162
Email: [email protected]

Andrew Bogrand
Senior Communications Advisor, Extractive Industries
Washington, DC
Office: (202) 471-3059
Email: [email protected]

Alyssa Eisenstein
Humanitarian Press Officer
Washington, DC
Office: (202) 777-2909
Cell: (202) 560-2652
Email: [email protected]

Becky Davis
Press Officer, Policy and Campaigns
Washington, DC
Office: (202) 777-2939
Cell: (202) 390-5587
Email: [email protected]

Jileen Bray
Associate Press Officer
Boston, MA
Office: (617) 517-9462
Email: [email protected]

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