Date: Nov 2012

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Pic of the week

Photo: Ruby Wright Liberia: Chayee burns dead vegetation while he clears a field - as preparation for sowing rice. Before Oxfam worked here, many people farmed on dry land...

Three facts and three photos about extreme weather in 2012

As UN climate talks continue in Qatar this week, here's a look at some of what made 2012 another year of extreme weather, with impacts often seen on the food we eat and the farmers who grow it...

Climate change and the other 'fiscal cliff'

If you tuned into coverage of the US election earlier this month, you'll almost certainly have heard talk about an impending 'fiscal cliff' - a term to describe the need for new legislation...

Video: Ending violence against women in Lebanon

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ...

Getting our Gaza message out in the heat of the moment

Some days our creative team gets a week or two to develop a great idea into a thing of beauty. And some days, they get an hour to work up critical creative with the power to change lives. Yesterday...

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Pic of the week: Buckets galore

Refugees in Jamam camp, South Sudan, queue up for (our award winning!) buckets and soap as part of Oxfam's public health campaign to reduce the spread of diseases such as cholera, diarrhoea...

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One week left to vote for Oxfam!

Quick! There's only a week left to do this... We need your help to win an award: the Sitecore People's Choice Award. All the hard work we put in to building our new website earlier...

Build a bog on World Toilet Day

What better to do on World Toilet Day than help Oxfam build a bog? You can donate a loo through our online shop. It can bring dignity to families in refugee camps, encourage children to go...

Pic of the week: Business with bees

Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam Wubalem and her husband Tsega, harvesting honey from a hive in Mecha village, Ethiopia. Wubalem lives in rural Ethiopia, one of the seven poorest...

£5m in 25 years: congratulations Oxfam St Giles!

Huge congratulations to the Oxfam bookshop in St Giles, Oxford - on Saturday they turned 25. Not only that, though - they've also raised more than £5m for Oxfam! It's a testament to...

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