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People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Credit: Abo Haitham

Yemen conflict: Bassim's story

Living and working through this awful period in Yemen's history, it is impossible not to worry about my country and the human suffering that this war has caused. That's why I want to share...

Vanuatu won't be the last poor country devastated by climate change inaction

Oxfam's CEO Mark Goldring on the effects of Cyclone Pam and what the world can do. ...

How you've helped stock Oxfam's emergency warehouse

It has been cold, wet and wintery, so what better pick-me-up than a team outing? This week the Oxfam campaigns team took a trip to Bicester, shunning the outlet village in favour of Oxfam's emergency...

You stepped up to tackle Ebola - but did the world’s richest countries?

On 1 October the United Nations issued the stark warning that the Ebola outbreak must be brought under control within 60 days or the world will face an unprecedented situation for which...

One guarded entrance to the talks

Syrian peace talks: a time for hope?

Things are hotting up in Montreux, on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where Oxfam campaigners are among the hundreds of diplomats, journalists, civil society and solidarity groups gathering for the beginning...

Campaigners at Glastonbury

Today we're handing in 50,000 Love Syria signatures

On 9 October, a 50,000-strong petition will be handed in to the UK government -- with signatures from festival goers from across the country asking for more aid to Syria, and for government to push...

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. ...

Syria: Waiting For Peace

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Wolverhampton Loves Syria

Oxfam has brought it's Love Syria campaign to the Midlands! The campaign kicked off at 6.20am on Wednesday 25 July, with a radio interview on BBC WM. After an interesting chat and 2 mugs of coffee...

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