Sam's stories from Syria

At Oxfam we have a library of images collected from every one of the countries we work in. Some sad, some beautiful, some that manage to sum up a situation better than words could. We have this wonderful...

Let me introduce you to Simon Rawles

I would like to introduce you to a very talented photographer, film-maker and friend, Simon Rawles. He has been working with Oxfam since 2011, visiting our programme work and producing films that...

Every baby is headline news

Congratulations Kate! The royal baby's a cause for celebration - just like the hundreds of thousands of children born worldwide every day. Future queen or not, mums in the UK have access to some...

Emergencies don't happen one at a time

I've recently been spending some of my time processing photos from the recent flash flooding in India. In recent months, we've been concentrating our fundraising efforts on our Syria campaign,...

Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Ramadan - counting my blessings

As Ramadan begins, Oxfam's Jonaid Jilani will be remembering colleagues in the field, and those less fortunate than ourselves, with a special thought for the millions of Syrian refugees displaced...

Veeru Kohli. Credit: Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad's provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam's Raising Her Voice programme...

Design a Bog Day

We need designers, manufacturers and inventors to create the emergency sanitation kit of the future. Join us on 13 September 2013 and design latrines and taps which could save lives in disaster situations...

Glastonbury: A week of pure fun

Glastonbury 2013 was incredible. The music, the food, the drink, the dancing, the random street performers in the Circus fields, giant Twister, heaven and hell in Shangri-la... the list goes on and...

An Oxfam aid helicopter touches down in Banda Aceh, 2005.

A Very British Appeal

Recommended viewing this week is a fascinating documentary on the work of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which has just turned 50. This is an extraordinary organisation that brings together...

GROW campaign banners at Glastonbury 2011

Long may the rebellion continue – Phil Bloomer's farewell to Oxfam

Today, we say goodbye to Phil Bloomer who, after 18 years at Oxfam and eight years as Campaigns and Policy Director, is leaving to take on the role of Executive Director at the Business and Human...

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