Even It Up: Why we are calling for an end to extreme inequality

Today Oxfam launches Even It Up around the world, a new campaign calling for world leaders to make closing the gap between the richest and the rest a priority. Here, Emma Seery introduces...

Berlin Conference on Syria refugee response must deliver as harsh winter approaches

Yasmine, 23, splashes her face with steaming hot water from Oxfam's newly installed taps. As winter approaches, and temperatures are set to plummet below freezing, a little hot water goes a long...

Ebola: Penny Lawrence in Freetown

Penny Lawrence, Deputy Chief Executive, blogs from Freetown where she is supporting Oxfam's response to Ebola. ...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor - training in Freetown

Holly Taylor is in Sierra Leone with Oxfam as part of the Ebola task force. ...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor - first day in Sierra Leone

Holly Taylor is in Sierra Leone with Oxfam as part of the Ebola task force. ...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor in Sierra Leone

My name is Holly Taylor, and I have been working at Oxfam as a campaigns assistant for a year and a half. Last month I flew to Senegal to assist the Ebola response team and tomorrow I go one step...

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Fight the fossil fuel giants

Fossil fuel corporations spend €44 million per year lobbying the EU in Brussels. Bad news if you care about climate change. Especially since EU leaders are meeting in seven days to draw up a climate...

Gaza: Despite the ceasefire, huge needs remain

Today world leaders are meeting in Egypt to discuss donations for the reconstruction of Gaza which lost much of its vital infrastructure after the conflict earlier this year. Many people in Gaza...

Food vouchers provide a lifeline for Gaza's families who have lost everything

On 12 October world leaders will be meeting in Egypt to discuss the reconstruction of Gaza following the conflict there this summer. The international conference, which will be chaired by both Egypt...

Oxfam is tripling its aid in Ebola hit countries as the disease spirals out of control

International agency Oxfam is planning to triple its Ebola prevention programme in Sierra Leone and needs at least £10 million to help 2.5 million people at risk of catching the disease, it said...

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