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Wafaa and her family in the half build house they now call home.

"We fled from our home; there were so many bodies on the streets."

"We fled from our home; there were so many dead bodies on the streets." Wafaa (name changed to protect identity) sits on the floor in one of three rooms in a small, half-built house her...

Campaigners at Downing Street

It's time to Stand as One with people forced to flee

Photo: Oxfam supporters handing in UK Stand As One petition Credit: Chris Worrall The world is experiencing the biggest displacement crisis since the end of World War II. Poverty and natural...

Council Housing in Tower Hamlets, dwarfed by the financial buildings of Canary Wharf (Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam)

Inequality and division in the UK – Ensuring the economy works for everyone

The UK is one of the most unequal nations in the developed world. This blog highlights the nature of poverty and inequality and calls on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure that employment offers...

Today is a victory for tax openness and fair play

Each year the poorest countries in the world lose out on $100 billion of vital funds because companies use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. We believe it's a scandal and a form of...

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 . ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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