Oxfam celebrates 70 years in Oxford with free, fun-packed open house event for all the family

Oxfam is celebrating its 70th anniversary - and 70 years of being based in Oxford - with a free Open House event on Saturday 8th September, from 10am to 5pm. Oxfam Open House is an opportunity...

Charities call for end to global hunger as greatest Olympic legacy

Britain's leading aid and development charities have welcomed the progress made at Prime Minister David Cameron's Olympics Hunger Event, and urged world leaders to keep the global food crisis...

Oxfam reaction to today's FAO food price index figures - up 6% from June

Background: Today's FAO Food Price Index is up 6% from June. The index is now around the same peak as the 2008 crisis that provoked food riots in many countries, although still below its historic...

Millions more will go hungry as world struggles to respond to unprecedented food crises and sharply rising prices

PM's hunger summit welcome & should kick start reforms to end "scandal" of a billion hungry people - "we cannot keep relying on humanitarian agencies to pick up the pieces" ...

Eastern Congo reaches new depths of suffering as militias take control

Killing, kidnapping, rape and displacement increases dramatically across two provinces, Oxfam warns ...

The aMAZEme book maze at London's Southbank Centre

Artists create giant book maze from Oxfam's donated books

A vast labyrinth of 250,000 books, entitled aMAZEme, has been installed on The Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall, London between 31 July - 25 August, as part of Southbank Centre's...

Battle for an Arms Trade Treaty continues as Governments opt to delay final deal

Lack of Political Courage by Major Players Blamed for Delay in Negotiations     New York  : The fight to end the illegal and irresponsible arms trade goes on after...

This Ramadan break the fast with Palestinian dates

Muslim families can make a huge difference to impoverished communities in the occupied Palestinian territory this Ramadan by buying Fair Trade dates grown by Palestinian farmers. Oxfam, MADE in Europe...

Yemen food crisis: people left without aid as funding fails to arrive

Tens of thousands of people will be left without aid in Yemen's hunger crisis unless more money is urgently given to the aid effort, Oxfam and Islamic Relief warned today.  Nearly a quarter...

Livia Firth is Oxfam's newest Global Ambassador

Oxfam is delighted to announce Livia Firth as its newest Global Ambassador, joining among others Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Scarlett Johansson, and Coldplay's Chris Martin to partner the charity...

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