"City of hope": Reflections from Somaliland

Like many people, my impression of Somalia is coloured by the familiar TV images of a lawless land governed by conflict, piracy and bloodshed. With this in mind I was a little apprehensive to visit...

Pakistan: Four days old and the roof caves in

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

2,200 households better off in South Sudan

With failed rains, conflict and poor infrastructure, many communities in South Sudan struggle to get enough to eat. Abdullah Ampilan reports from Warrap State on an Oxfam project to improve their...

Ethiopia: Weather insurance protects against drought

The rainy season has come to Adi Ha in northern Ethiopia. Plastic sacks, doubling as raincoats and folded like origami crowns, sit at the ready on the heads of young herders. Puddles swallow...

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...

Pasta: The world's favourite food

Pasta has been named the world's favourite food, narrowly beating meat or rice dishes and pizza, in a new global survey by Oxfam into the way the world eats today. ...

Grow. Life. Planet. Oxfam's Grow campaign launches with picnics

Oxfam's Grow campaign marks the start of a global movement for better ways to grow, share and live together. It's all about addressing the broken food system so we can put enough food on...

Ethiopia: "Men can't control us. Nobody controls us!"

Sophie McGrath meets the - previously segregated - women of Harshin, Ethiopia, who are making a huge success in the livestock business. ...

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