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These ten refugees will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag. This blog was originally published by UNHCR and has been posted with their permission . ...

A round-up of perspectives on Brexit

Since the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union, there have been arches of newsprint and screen space taken up with it. There are no clear answers yet on how it might affect...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Oxfam has provided Faedah with a hygiene kit, as well as food vouchers every month so she can buy food in the local market. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

A letter from Yemen

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, recently visited Yemen where chronic poverty is being aggravated by war. Ten million people have insufficient food...

Mark Goldring reinforces the need for charities to combine delivering and campaigning

In accepting the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Charity Awards 2016 our Chief Exec Mark Goldring reinforced the need for charities to combine delivering and campaigning. ...

Your chance to win two Glastonbury tickets

Text GLASTO to 87474 for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Glastonbury Festival 2016 and make a £5 donation to Oxfam's Refugee Crisis Appeal. Donation optional: follow the instructions...

Equality starts with all of us

Laurie Adams, Oxfam's first Women's Rights Director, explains how we support women and girls to speak out, stop violence, challenge unfair attitudes and earn a fair living. ...

Are we changing lives?

Right now, Oxfam is working on more than 1,000 projects worldwide. You make that possible. But how can we be sure that we're really making a difference? We're incredibly serious about assessing...

Oxfam humanitarian worker Michelle Farrington is formally greeted in a remote village in Nepal

A year on from earthquake, we should celebrate the defiance and strength of Nepali people

The past year has been unbelievably tough for Nepal. A devastating earthquake on the 25 April 2015 killed nearly 9,000 people, injured 22,000 more and destroyed or damaged in excess of 750,000 homes. ...

Syria crisis: "How many more children…?"

Only 1.39 per cent of Syrian refugees a are resettled by rich countries. Joelle Bassoul shares the story of a family living in a suburb of Amman in Jordan, waiting to be resettled in the US. ...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Despite poor health, Faedah walks for 90 minutes three times a day to collect water for the family from a remote well. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

Yemen: all we can do is help people survive

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: The conflict which escalated one year ago in Yemen has created one of the world's biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine. Simone...

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How your support is creating new hope in a warzone - and how you can help more families stay strong when disaster strikes.

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