"I miss my husband": DR Congo refugees seek safety in Uganda

As vast swathes of eastern DR Congo descend further into chaos with little government or security presence, people continue to flee to escape killing, rape, looting and extortion committed by...

Kibati and beyond: Seeking options for displaced people in the Congo

A surge in violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in recent months has led to massive displacement. More than half a million people have been displaced this year. Many of the newly...

DR Congo: Finding a dress in displacement

After much indecision, a best friend has just declared she's getting married 24 hours after I get back from here. "Here" is the beautiful but troubled eastern Democratic Republic of...

"How much of my money do you spend on admin?"

"How much money do you 'waste' on admin?" It's a question that repeatedly appears in Oxfam's Facebook and Twitter feeds, our inbox and our letterbox. And for good...

A day in the life of the Oxfam Festival Shop

As the summer festival season draws to a close and we start packing our bags for Bestival we wanted to give you a taste of what a day in the life of the Oxfam Festival shop is like. A team...

Top 5 Paralympic Oxfam facts

The games are back! Following on from the sporting success of our Top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts, here are five tidbits of trivia about the Paralympic games: The Paralympics and Oxfam...

Great Lakes crisis: A Q&A

Right now, more people are displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) than at any time over the past three years. Tens of thousands more people have fled to neighbouring countries. Oxfam's...

Oxfam at the O2 London Mela 2012

We're proud to have been an official partner of the O2 London Mela this August. It was a magnificent day, with an estimated 82,000 people attending! Amidst the music, dance and family picnics,...

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...

Children on their way to school in Mali as part of a cross-border education programme

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