Syria emergency update: An infographic that speaks volumes

The number of people leaving Syria to seek refuge in neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan, and the number being displaced with Syria itself, is increasing everyday.  We've put together this infographic...

This week at Oxfam, 15-19 April 2013

This time last week, we posted the first update on the week's events in Oxfam House.  We got a good response to it, so it's nice to be able to bring you the next one!  It feels...

Syria Crisis: Helping people with disabilities in Zaatari Camp

Jordan's sprawling desert refugee camp, Zaatari, is now home to over 170,000 Syrian refugees.  Adapting to life there is hard  for all refugees, but especially so for those with disabilities...

This week at Oxfam, 8-12 April 2013

A lot happens in Oxfam House over the course of a week. And it's interesting stuff.  When you're working in an international organisation that has loads of great events, campaigns and...

Graph showing increase in Syrian refugee numbers

Why Syria is Oxfam’s number one priority

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IF activists dressed as Chancellor George Osborne campaign for a fair budget

Big companies: spill the beans on tax

Ever feel powerless when you read stories about big business dodging tax, hiding accounts and getting away with it all over and over again? Us too.  But more and more lately people across...

Supporting Syrian families with works of art

As the Syria Crisis continues to grow, the different things people are doing to support families caught up in the crisis are helping to inspire hope. Syrian-born artist, Issam Kourbaj, has been exhibiting...

History has been made

Congratulations! After ten very long years of campaigning, passion and unbelievable determination from Oxfam supporters in the UK, yesterday the world voted overwhelmingly for an Arms Trade Treaty...

Candelit vigil for Syria

You can often find an interesting lunchtime talk to go along to when you're working in Oxfam House. Today's talk was on the Syria Crisis.  One of the things that stood out for me was...

Let's dispel the myth of the 'benefits scrounger'

After George Osborne's budget announcement last week, now seems like a good time to dispel the myth of the 'benefits scrounger'. Here are David Eyre's thoughts on why it's about...

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