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Yeb Sano

I’ve seen how climate change makes people hungry. We must act now.

Guest blog by Yeb Saño (pictured), Climate Change Commissioner for the Philippines. ...

Tearful testimony of Philippine ambassador makes powerful case for climate action

Lead climate change negotiator for the Philippines, Yeb Sano, describes the "unthinkable, horrific and unprecedented devastation left in the wake of Typoon Haiyan", bringing UN climate...

Volunteers Making it Happen in Birmingham

Oxfam Make it Happen in the community

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."  American author Helen Keller's quote summarises the atmosphere at the Oxfam Make it Happen summit which brought together...

Manchester is asking for peace for Syria

Sitting in the Imperial War Museum North last Wednesday evening, surrounded by exhibits and memorabilia from former world wars I couldn't help but wonder if we were on the brink of another. ...

Jupiter, Musician, Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting the Sahel2012 campaign

An open letter from supporters of #Sahel2012

Visit www.sahel2012.org to find out more about the crisis in West Africa ...

A woman in Mauritanian Sahel shows how drought has damaged her crops

The world's leaders need to pay their fair share - tell them to act now for Sahel

"How many people have to suffer how many times before we break the cycle of hunger? We cannot prevent drought - but we can prevent food crises." - David Macdonald, Deputy Director of Oxfam...

Fixing the food system

My name is Miriam Quinn I am a pupil at Sir John Lawes School, Harpenden. I, like many people, have become aware over the past few weeks of the desperate situation in the Sahel region, West Africa,...

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