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Oxfam GB - leading UK charity fighting global poverty

Oxfam has supplied people in Bangladesh with clean drinking water, emergency toilets, water pumps and food rations.
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We fight poverty now – and beat it for good.

Oxfam saves lives in disasters. We get clean water running, help people earn a living, grow food and send children to school. We stand up for the rights of women everywhere. And we speak out against injustices that keep people poor. With your help we fight poverty now – and beat it for good.

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Oxfam supporters are getting life-saving supplies to people in dire need in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are reaching more than 400,000 people in the DRC, providing them with clean water, sanitation, and seeds for crops. See how you are helping

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Oxfam delivers clean water to isolated families in Philippines

Oxfam has reached isolated communities in the Philippines hit by Typhoon Mangkhut to deliver urgently needed clean water to 500 families.

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For every £1 you give to Oxfam

  • 82p

    is spent fighting poverty

  • 10p

    is spent on vital support costs

  • 8p

    goes towards raising the next £1

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Together we are changing and saving lives

From protecting families forced to flee their homes, to making sure children get a chance at a future without poverty - we rely on brilliant supporters to make sure our dedicated teams can be where they're needed most.