Gaza's harvest is at risk

Alun McDonald, media and communications coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian territory and Israel, takes us through the impact of the past month on Gaza's farmers, shortages in markets, high...

Oxfam in Gaza: "the most difficult work I have ever done"

Waseem is Oxfam Food Security and Livelihoods Officer in Gaza, where more than 200,000 people have fled their homes with nowhere safe to go. Oxfam is there providing vital water and sanitation,...

Gaza live blog

Weeks of ongoing violence and intensive air strikes have created a desperate humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Here we round up the latest news from Oxfam staff and our partners, as well as news organisations...

Aliah Abdo Mohammed, Yemen

Girls in Yemen deserve a childhood

Tuesday's high profile summit on early marriage and female genital mutilation, hosted by David Cameron, is a chance to give girls back their childhood. In Yemen, around a third of girls are married...

Fighting for political participation in Tunisia

On April 23 dozens of Tunisian women gathered in front of the National Assembly in the capital to protest against moves to curtail women's rights and ensure that women enjoy equal representation...

Six-year-olds in Gaza are living through their third war

Salama Shamali is just six years old. Arwa Mhanna, Oxfam Communications Officer in Gaza meets a boy who has already lived through three wars. ...

Oxfam in Gaza: the crisis in 26 numbers, and how Oxfam is helping

Alun McDonald, Media and Communications Coordinator for Oxfam OPTI, sends us a picture of the situation in Gaza by the numbers, and how Oxfam and our partners are working to help. ...

Oxfam in Gaza: "I don't know if the people I met are alive or dead"

Last weekend a brief 12 hour cessation of hostilities was announced in Gaza. Oxfam teams were able to deliver vital water and aid to people who have fled their homes and lost everything. Soon afterwards,...

General Mills has the makings of a climate leader thanks to your campaigning

After two months of campaigning we're thrilled to announce that General Mills - once ranked last on climate change policies on our Behind the Brands scorecard - has committed to setting targets...

Oxfam in Yemen: the volunteers that are saving lives

In Yemen, some 10 million people,almost half the population, do not have enough food to eat. Ola Fattah, Oxfam's information and communication Officer shares the story of Adam Jamal, a young...

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