Date: Sep 2012

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"I miss my husband": DR Congo refugees seek safety in Uganda

As vast swathes of eastern DR Congo descend further into chaos with little government or security presence, people continue to flee to escape killing, rape, looting and extortion committed by...

Kibati and beyond: Seeking options for displaced people in the Congo

A surge in violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in recent months has led to massive displacement. More than half a million people have been displaced this year. Many of the newly...

DR Congo: Finding a dress in displacement

After much indecision, a best friend has just declared she's getting married 24 hours after I get back from here. "Here" is the beautiful but troubled eastern Democratic Republic of...

"How much of my money do you spend on admin?"

"How much money do you 'waste' on admin?" It's a question that repeatedly appears in Oxfam's Facebook and Twitter feeds, our inbox and our letterbox. And for good...

A day in the life of the Oxfam Festival Shop

As the summer festival season draws to a close and we start packing our bags for Bestival we wanted to give you a taste of what a day in the life of the Oxfam Festival shop is like. A team...

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