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Date: Oct 2012

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kat in a foodcycle apron

Local food, Global impact

I went down to the Foodcycle annual general meeting to meet some of their volunteers, and find out more about food poverty at home and abroad. What makes people hungry? And what does hunger mean...

Happy Hallowe'en: Here's a pumpkin and aubergine curry

Happy Hallowe'en Oxfam supporters! Why not mark All Hallows' Eve with a hearty pumpkin curry? This pumpkin and aubergine recipe was concocted by writer, presenter, actress and Oxfam...

Win an iPad 3 with Oxfam

I don't often get to offer our blog readers a free iPad. But today we're giving away three! To celebrate the launch of the digital version of Inside Oxfam - our regular magazine for...

Singing and soap unites communities on Global Handwashing day

For many people around the world, Global Handwashing Day barely registers and certainly isn't scribed into the calendar like Christmas, Independence Day or Eid al-Adha. But for millions of others...

Safe water for thousands from DRC

Rwanda is famous as the country of a thousand hills, but arriving in Kigeme I wasn't quite prepared for what that meant for a refugee camp hosting more than 14,000 people. To say the camp...

Come along for an insightful evening with our Project Officer from Zambia

Exciting News! Misozi Tembo, an employee of Oxfam in Zambia is coming to speak on Oxfam's projects in that country on Wednesday 14 November from 7-9 pm at the ICANDO London Conference...

Local shop selling basic malaria medicines, Kilifi, Kenya. Credit: Caroline Penn / Panos

Salt, pepper, and some malaria tablets

Good investment in community healthcare is needed to fight malaria, argues Ian Sullivan, rather than putting people's health in the hands of untrained shopkeepers. ...

A spent bullet casing

Every bullet has a story - reflections from a Zambian doctor

This blog is by Dr. Robert Mtonga, a medical doctor (general practitioner) from Lusaka, Zambia and was originally posted on the Control Arms blog. Dr. Mtonga currently serves as Co-President...

Pic of the week: Soap and singing

For millions of people Global Handwashing Day is a chance to dance, sing and party, often in the face of adversity - bringing life and energy to the simple but important message that...

'Best Before' – a film about rising food prices and the food revolution fighting against them

Get your free tickets and join Oxfam at a screening of 'Best Before', a film about the global food revolution ...

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