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Date: May 2015

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What does coal have to do with hunger? More than you think.

Fact: Emissions from burning coal are the single biggest driver of climate change, accounting for a massive 40% of the world's CO2 emissions. That's a whole lot...

Mark Goldring at the Hay festival: a new Magna Carta to tackle poverty

In conversation at the Hay festival with Stephen Fry, Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring talked about what he'd like to see in a 'modern Magna Carta'. Here's an expanded version of his answers. ...

Rama, 40. He fled his home with his family when the earthquake began. He now finds shelter in Tundikhe IDP camp, Kathmandu. He would like to go back to his home and has a plan to rebuild it. Oxfam provided water to 15.000 people here. Credit@ Pablo Tosco/Nepal

Mobilizing community health volunteers in Nepal

Providing water and sanitation, and public health promotion to help communities stay safe, are key parts of Oxfam's Nepal Earthquake response. Here Genevive Estacaan explains how Oxfam is training...

A water distribution point - set up by Oxfam - at the Malakal IDP camp, South Sudan. Fighting has forced more than a million people from their homes, and up to 50,000 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition if they don't receive adequate humanitarian aid. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Sky-rocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets: South Sudan update

In December 2013 fighting broke out across South Sudan. Since then more than 1.5 million people have been internally displaced and over 500,000 have fled to Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda. Here...

Tax Dodging Bill

Tax Dodging: A corporate plague

As David Cameron selects his new Government, he knows they will face issues of our struggling NHS, high rates of unemployment and budget deficit. The new appointees will certainly need true grit...

Nepal earthquake was the single most frightening experience of my life

Oxfam's Lisa Rutherford is in Kathmandu and shares her experiences of the Nepal earthquakes. ...

A woman at a relief relief camp in Khokhana area of Karyabinayak Municipality expresses anger at a Nepal Armed Forces Police because of the chaotic water situation. Credit: Sharbendu De

Lack of water and toilets making things worse for women in Nepal

Nisha Agrawal, CEO of Oxfam India, has just returned from a visit to Nepal after two devastating earthquakes hit the country. Here, she describes the situation on the ground, the challenges for the...

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