Syria and Haiyan appeals boost Oxfam income by 6 per cent

Syria and Haiyan appeals boost Oxfam income by 6 per cent

30 Jul 2014 | David Ainsworth
Tags: Disasters

Oxfam’s total income rose by more than £21m to £389m in the year to March 2014, according to its annual report and accounts published today.


Syria and Haiyan appeals boost Oxfam income by 6 per cent

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