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Wales coming together in a time of crisis

If you turn on the news or read the newspaper right this moment, there's a good chance you'll hear about an unfolding humanitarian crisis, disaster or emergency. ...

We want a Wales that offers a warm welcome to refugees and asylum seekers

It is easy to feel powerless when the latest figures show that more than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes by terrifying conflict and violence, millions more by natural disaster...

Stand As One

Over the last year Oxfam has provided humanitarian aid to almost nine million people - the biggest humanitarian response in our 74 year history. These nine million people - women, men and children...

Oxfam ready to respond to South Asia earthquake

Oxfam yesterday launched an emergency appeal for survivors of the South Asian earthquake which hit Afghanistan and Pakistan early yesterday morning (26 October 2015). ...

Tour of Oxfam's Warehouse

On a gloriously hot and sunny day the last thing I wanted to do was spend an hour and a half in a dark and chilly warehouse, but I had travelled for over four hours to get there, so I stepped in. ...

DEC Launches Nepal Earthquake Appeal

A major appeal is launched today by leading UK aid agencies to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake. ...

Hashyimi, 43, with fish from his fishpond in Aceh Jaya, Indonesia / Hashyimi, 43, gyda’r pysgod o’i bwll pysgod yn Aceh Jaya, Indonesia

The Indian Ocean Tsunami 10 Years On

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today. ...

Time to up the stakes in fight against Ebola

More troops, funding and medical staff are urgently needed if we have a hope of stopping Ebola spiralling out of control, Oxfam Cymru warns. ...

Disasters Emergency Committee appeal raises more than £6m for Gaza

Wales has raised a total of £150,000 so far for the DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal, adding to over £6m that's been donated across the UK since it's launch just three days ago.  ...

A Man from Tacloban

Hearing of the effects of the typhoon was heart wrenching for one man from Tacloban who now lives with his family in Cardiff. Hugh dela Cruz moved from the Philippines over twelve years ago, lucky...

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