Oxfam welcomes greater regulation of the fundraising sector

You may have seen an announcement by the government that new legislation will be introduced to clamp down on practices of rogue fundraisers. Oxfam welcomes this and will work with regulators and...

Gaza: "The crossings suddenly shut down and we had to completely stop working"

Alun McDonald shares the story of how eight years of the blockade of Gaza has affected one small business. ...

Mark Goldring: A thought provoking trip to Syria and Lebanon

Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, has just returned from a short visit to Syria and Lebanon where he helped negotiate extending the charity's work in Syria and spoke out in the media about the...

Burundian refugees disembark from the boat and are transported on buses to Lake Tanganyika Stadium before being moved to Nyarugusu camp. Credit: Oxfam/Bill Marwa

Oxfam's work with refugees around the world

Refugees are ordinary people living through extraordinary times, experiencing hardship and suffering. Oxfam and other agencies are supporting refugees and IDPs according to need, including those...

Cyclone Pam 3 months on: The spirit of Vanuatu

Oxfam's country director in Vanuatu was there when Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific island nation. He describes the 'special something' he's seen in the country in the months following...

Nepal: No helicopters, no problem

Experienced guides help Oxfam deliver emergency aid to communities in Nepal in a race to beat the monsoon season. ...

Oxfam in Niger: one of the least developed (and hottest!) countries in the world

Rachel Walsh recently went on a communications and exposure tour, which give people who work for Oxfam the opportunity to visit a particular Oxfam programme. Each tour group has up to six people...

Mark Goldring at the Hay festival: a new Magna Carta to tackle poverty

In conversation at the Hay festival with Stephen Fry, Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring talked about what he'd like to see in a 'modern Magna Carta'. Here's an expanded version of his answers. ...

Rama, 40. He fled his home with his family when the earthquake began. He now finds shelter in Tundikhe IDP camp, Kathmandu. He would like to go back to his home and has a plan to rebuild it. Oxfam provided water to 15.000 people here. Credit@ Pablo Tosco/Nepal

Mobilizing community health volunteers in Nepal

Providing water and sanitation, and public health promotion to help communities stay safe, are key parts of Oxfam's Nepal Earthquake response. Here Genevive Estacaan explains how Oxfam is training...

A water distribution point - set up by Oxfam - at the Malakal IDP camp, South Sudan. Fighting has forced more than a million people from their homes, and up to 50,000 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition if they don't receive adequate humanitarian aid. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Sky-rocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets: South Sudan update

In December 2013 fighting broke out across South Sudan. Since then more than 1.5 million people have been internally displaced and over 500,000 have fled to Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda. Here...

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