Date: Jul 2014

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Oxfam in Gaza: "I don't know if the people I met are alive or dead"

Last weekend a brief 12 hour cessation of hostilities was announced in Gaza. Oxfam teams were able to deliver vital water and aid to people who have fled their homes and lost everything. Soon afterwards,...

Oxfam in Gaza: "the most difficult work I have ever done"

Waseem is Oxfam Food Security and Livelihoods Officer in Gaza, where more than 200,000 people have fled their homes with nowhere safe to go. Oxfam is there providing vital water and sanitation,...

General Mills has the makings of a climate leader thanks to your campaigning

After two months of campaigning we're thrilled to announce that General Mills - once ranked last on climate change policies on our Behind the Brands scorecard - has committed to setting targets...

Fighting for political participation in Tunisia

On April 23 dozens of Tunisian women gathered in front of the National Assembly in the capital to protest against moves to curtail women's rights and ensure that women enjoy equal representation...

Aliah Abdo Mohammed, Yemen

Girls in Yemen deserve a childhood

Tuesday's high profile summit on early marriage and female genital mutilation, hosted by David Cameron, is a chance to give girls back their childhood. In Yemen, around a third of girls are married...

Mark Goldring is the Undercover Boss

Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring posed as a volunteer in the UK and in the Philippines as part of Channel 4's Undercover Boss which is on TV on Tuesday at 9pm. Mark tells us a little more about his experiences...

Damaged fishing boats in Gaza. More than ever, Gaza's fishermen are struggling to make a living.

Fishing under fire in Gaza

Arwa Mhanna, Oxfam Communications Officer in Gaza, shares how the conflict there is affecting everyday life. ...

Gaza entrepreneurs go online and around the blockade

As the conflict in Gaza escalates, and the blockade continues, many people are struggling to cope. The IT sector represents a creative way that entrepreneurs in Gaza can get around the blockade,...

Gaza: the situation on the ground

Arwa Mhanna, Oxfam Communications Officer in Gaza, shares how the conflict there is affecting everyday life. ...

South Sudan: Race against famine

Kulang is three, the same age as South Sudan which is marking its independence today. Fierce fighting has forced him and a over a million others from their homes. Join Oxfam on Twitter to hear his...

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