#landgrabs campaigners have inspired action around the world

Across the UK last December, people highlighted the problem of land grabs - where big companies buy up land in some of the world's poorest countries for profit. Often land grabs mean the people...

Meet the fundraising events ops team

Ever wondered what the Ops team look like who put on Trailtrekker, Trailwalker and provide the support and logistics for London Marathon, cycling and emergency challenge events for Oxfam? Now's...

A family's story in Georgia

This year a huge coalition of UK-based organisations, including Oxfam, launched the 'IF' campaign to help end global hunger. In Georgia many people are struggling to afford to put...

The coldest winter in 20 years for Syrian refugees

Photo: Ahmed, Mohammed Sami in the small room in which they live (with their mother and five more relatives), Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Photo: Luca Sola As donors met in Kuwait to pledge...

New infographic: Just what could £5.2bn of tax dodging pay for in the UK?

Today is the deadline for many people, maybe some of you too, to submit their tax returns to HMRC. Many people pay tax in the UK, but not everyone plays fair. Some people in the UK cheat: they illegally...

Interview with a Syrian refugee

Samira. Photo: Luca Sola Samira is a Syrian refugee. She arrived three days ago. She's living in a self-made shelter with just one room, which she shares with 12 other people. ...

A refuge from Syria conflict still brings misery for thousands in Lebanon

Take a look at the hands of married women who've fled Syria to take refuge in neighbouring Lebanon and you'll notice that almost all aren't wearing any jewellery. Many families fled the...

Enough food for everyone IF

Introducing... Enough food for everyone IF

Meet IF. It might be one little word, but we're hoping it's going to make 2013 the beginning of the end of the global hunger crisis. Right now, 1 in every 8 people live...

Happy to see a heater: at Al Jaleel camp, Syria

Hanin Handan, her husband Rasmi, and their son. Currently they live just outside Al Jaleel camp in the wider Palestinian neighbourhood. After their home was burned down during the fighting they fled...

Inspiration from yesteryear: old Oxfam ads

Regular blogger Al sent round a link this week to an interesting Pinterest board set up by Mark Phillips. Mark's compiled a collection of old charity ads. It's well worth a look -...

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