New sites for South Sudan refugee camps must be found, as Blue Nile conflict enters second year

Refugees survived "year of hell" - now at risk of disease Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink...

Worst flooding in more than 80 years affecting half a million people in Niger

International aid agency Oxfam on Wednesday warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met. Floodwaters in Niamey and...

EU Energy Ministers fail to go public on disastrous impact of biofuels policy on the world’s poor

In reaction to today's EU Energy Ministers' statement on their debate about Europe's post 2020 renewable energy strategy, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU office, said: ...

Using crops for fuel not food is driving up prices and risking hunger for millions, warns Oxfam

Oxfam is calling on the UK government to push for the scrapping of European biofuel targets at a meeting of EU Energy Ministers today.  ...

Oxfam reaction following US Department of Agriculture’s announcement on crop production

In response to the US Department of Agriculture Crop Report yesterday, Oxfam's head of advocacy for the GROW campaign Colin Roche said: ...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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Oxfam presents Eight Stories High – a unique event to celebrate its 70th anniversary featuring Kristin Davis and Michael Eavis

A stellar line-up of Oxfam supporters will be taking to the stage at the Oxford Playhouse on Sunday 14th October for Eight Stories High, an exclusive evening of storytelling, performance, big ideas...

Oxfam reaction to proposal to change EU biofuels policy

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Sahel food harvest

Improved harvest forecast for Sahel region - Good news but don't take the foot off the gas

International aid agency Oxfam and leading West African farmers network ROPPA today welcomed an initial forecast of an improved harvest in the Sahel region but warned governments and the UN that...

Graham Coxon, Hot Chip and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs play gigs in Oxfam shop to launch sixth year of UK's biggest charity music festival

A diverse range of some of the biggest names in music will be performing some of their most unusual shows to date to kick start the sixth annual Oxjam music festival. Artists including acclaimed...

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