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Top 10 Oxfam videos

Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million...

Haiti: camp dwellers in the eye of the storm

Friday 24 August 2012 at 3.07pm: strong winds and intermittent rains accompanying the tropical storm are battering the south coast of the country. In Port-au-Prince the light breeze is considered...

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...

"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. ...

Haiti on my mind: A daughter of the diaspora looks back

A friend once asked me what makes Haiti so different from other Caribbean countries. My response was "the struggle." ...

Haiti: Two years after the quake, some change but the pace is slow

Caroline Gluck retraces her steps and finds that the challenges many people in Haiti faced in the wake of the 2010 earthquake continue to persist - as does their hope for change. ...

Pakistan: Four days old and the roof caves in

Rain discriminates against no-one - not even a child as young as four days! ...

East Africa: Mending a crack in the sky

Nicole Johnston on resilience, hope and dignity in Dadaab. ...

Video: Prepared for floods in Pakistan

On the one year anniversary of Pakistan's devastating floods, Caroline Gluck explains how Oxfam's work preparing people in Pakistan meant many more lives were saved last year than in similar...

Video: Kristin Davis gets behind our East Africa appeal

With large parts of East Africa facing the world's worst food crisis and Oxfam appealing for £50m (our largest ever appeal for Africa), Oxfam Ambassador Kristin Davis has been on the news seeking...

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