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West Africa campaign success: Determination not dreams

"The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so." These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid,...

An incredible opportunity to right wrongs in West Africa

In a world where there is enough food for everyone it is wrong that in Chad a mother has to dig up an anthill to look for grain so that she can cook a meal for her children. It is wrong that...

Sahel conference

Sahel Crisis: A crucial conference

On Monday 18 June a high level meeting on the Sahel food crisis is being held in Brussels. This is a crucial opportunity for governments to show they are giving their fair share towards the food...

There's an economic crisis on – but you can still choose to fight poverty

Times are tough. The economy's back in recession. It's an age of austerity. So far, so familiar. But Oxfam's new report on UK poverty tells us two important things that we hope...

Your top comments this week

It's been a busy week in Oxfam's social media world. You've been sending us messages about Harry Hill's nuts, cocktail bars' wages, fundraisers' suncream and even the ethics...

Yemen on brink of hunger catastrophe [audio slideshow]

The Friends of Yemen conference taking place today offers a critical opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of ordinary Yemenis. Yemen is facing a severe humanitarian crisis with...

It's action time for Robin Hood

If Gandhi's chronology of "first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win" is anything to go by, the Robin Hood Tax campaign is getting close...

Video fundraisers send Oxfam £63k worth of goats!

What would you do with £63,000 worth of goats? Oxfam puts them to good use, producing milk to drink and sell, fertiliser for crops, and kids to take to market. It's all thanks to a pair...

"The world must step in to avert South Sudan crisis"

There was an excellent opinion piece and slideshow on CNN's site last week. It's written by Pauline Ballaman, who leads our emergency response in the Jamam refugee camp, in South Sudan. ...

This wonderful video shows we can tackle climate change

Ever thought that climate change was too big to tackle? That small personal changes you make don't make much difference? Watch this great animation, and know that EVERY small change makes...

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