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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...

AID REACHES THE PHILIPPINES

Last week I made my may to the Oxfam warehouse in Bicester to see 17 tonnes of humanitarian aid make its way in two trucks to Cebu in the Philippines as part of the Disaster Emergency Committee...

One last push for Syria peace talks – you can help?

The UN General Assembly in New York last week was dominated by talk of weapons, ending on Friday with the Security Council unanimously agreeing a resolution on chemical weapons in Syria. ...

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