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Ramadan in Yemen: The hardest year ever

As Yemen is gripped by its worst-ever humanitarian crisis, with 10 million going hungry and more than 5 million in urgent need of assistance, this year's Ramadan is proving harder than ever. ...

Harry Potter star to see food crisis firsthand with Oxfam

This week Oxfam is taking English actress, screen writer and director Bonnie Wright out to Senegal to meet victims of the current food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.  ...

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...

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...

Amir Khan and Oxfam help build schools in Pakistan

Thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts of boxer Amir Khan, five schools have now been built in flood affected areas in Pakistan. Amir visited Sindh, Pakistan, in 2010 after the country was hit...

The importance of water

Over the next week people around the world will be walking for water. Here's why I think it matters. ...

With food crisis on the horizon, Oxfam supports farmers and herders

Oxfam is launching programs across the Sahel, aiming to help 1 million people sustain their families and way of life. ...

Video: Thank you from East Africa

With your help, Oxfam has provided life-giving support to more than 2.8 million people across drought-stricken areas of East Africa. ...

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