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Date: Nov 2013

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Residents walk near vehicles and debris floating on a river after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013. Credit: Erik de Castro / Reuters

Despair and hope after Typhoon Haiyan

Until Friday, 8 November, Elegario Ocdol led a fairly ordinary life. The 38-year-old elementary school teacher worked hard to provide for his wife Maricar and five children. He was worried about...

We need you to tell world leaders to change direction for the climate

How many people does it take to rescue a global climate deal? Lots. In fact, we can only do it with massive public pressure from people like you. And the time is now. ...

Gagging Bill - How did your MP vote?

As 2013 draws to a close Oxfam's been busy as part of The Commission on Civil Society and Democratic engagement, keeping tabs on the gagging bill, aka the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party...

Bolivian School Children Leading the Way

Lila Haines from Oxfam Cymru is currently in Bolivia following the charity's work in the region. As world leaders once again failed to act seriously on climate change in their Warsaw summit,...

Sugar cane ties

Who are ABF? You may know them from such brands as Primark or Twinings...

Planning on checking Facebook or Twitter today? Then keep reading for a chance to take part in some social (media) disobedience!  Associated...

Why I led hundreds of people out of the UN climate talks

Yesterday I led hundreds of people from around the world in a walk out of the 19th UN climate talks. ...

Thousands marching for climate justice in Poland

This weekend, thousands of people marched at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, to send the message that we must stop climate change now. ...

Oxfam big heads run food stall at COP 2013 in Poland

Why the Oxfam big heads are campaigning in Poland

You might know that Oxfam is in chilly Warsaw this November, at the UN climate change talks. But what does that mean, and what are we doing here? ...

Already donated to the Philippines typhoon appeal? Here are 6 other ways you can help

The response we've had to the Philippines typhoon has been phenomenal so far, but we've also had a number of you get in touch asking if you can do anything else after donating. Here...

Tearful testimony of Philippine ambassador makes powerful case for climate action

Lead climate change negotiator for the Philippines, Yeb Sano, describes the "unthinkable, horrific and unprecedented devastation left in the wake of Typoon Haiyan", bringing UN climate...

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