Rama, 40. He fled his home with his family when the earthquake began. He now finds shelter in Tundikhe IDP camp, Kathmandu. He would like to go back to his home and has a plan to rebuild it. Oxfam provided water to 15.000 people here. Credit@ Pablo Tosco/Nepal

Mobilizing community health volunteers in Nepal

Providing water and sanitation, and public health promotion to help communities stay safe, are key parts of Oxfam's Nepal Earthquake response. Here Genevive Estacaan explains how Oxfam is training...

Nepal: No helicopters, no problem

Experienced guides help Oxfam deliver emergency aid to communities in Nepal in a race to beat the monsoon season. ...

Mark Goldring at the Hay festival: a new Magna Carta to tackle poverty

In conversation at the Hay festival with Stephen Fry, Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring talked about what he'd like to see in a 'modern Magna Carta'. Here's an expanded version of his answers. ...

Cyclone Pam 3 months on: The spirit of Vanuatu

Oxfam's country director in Vanuatu was there when Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific island nation. He describes the 'special something' he's seen in the country in the months following...

Burundian refugees disembark from the boat and are transported on buses to Lake Tanganyika Stadium before being moved to Nyarugusu camp. Credit: Oxfam/Bill Marwa

Oxfam's work with refugees around the world

Refugees are ordinary people living through extraordinary times, experiencing hardship and suffering. Oxfam and other agencies are supporting refugees and IDPs according to need, including those...

Syria: "Getting enough water has become my obsession…"

Razan is a 30-year-old accountant lives with her mother in the Syrian city of Salamiyah. Racha Chamoun reports on how Oxfam is working to improve access to water for people like her. ...

Mark Goldring: A thought provoking trip to Syria and Lebanon

Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, has just returned from a short visit to Syria and Lebanon where he helped negotiate extending the charity's work in Syria and spoke out in the media about the...

Oxfam welcomes greater regulation of the fundraising sector

You may have seen an announcement by the government that new legislation will be introduced to clamp down on practices of rogue fundraisers. Oxfam welcomes this and will work with regulators and...

Oxfam in Niger: one of the least developed (and hottest!) countries in the world

Rachel Walsh recently went on a communications and exposure tour, which give people who work for Oxfam the opportunity to visit a particular Oxfam programme. Each tour group has up to six people...

Gaza: "The crossings suddenly shut down and we had to completely stop working"

Alun McDonald shares the story of how eight years of the blockade of Gaza has affected one small business. ...

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