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Date: Nov 2013

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Residents walk near vehicles and debris floating on a river after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013. Credit: Erik de Castro / Reuters

Despair and hope after Typhoon Haiyan

Until Friday, 8 November, Elegario Ocdol led a fairly ordinary life. The 38-year-old elementary school teacher worked hard to provide for his wife Maricar and five children. He was worried about...

Bolivian School Children Leading the Way

Lila Haines from Oxfam Cymru is currently in Bolivia following the charity's work in the region. As world leaders once again failed to act seriously on climate change in their Warsaw summit,...

Why I led hundreds of people out of the UN climate talks

Yesterday I led hundreds of people from around the world in a walk out of the 19th UN climate talks. ...

Thousands marching for climate justice in Poland

This weekend, thousands of people marched at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, to send the message that we must stop climate change now. ...

Already donated to the Philippines typhoon appeal? Here are 6 other ways you can help

The response we've had to the Philippines typhoon has been phenomenal so far, but we've also had a number of you get in touch asking if you can do anything else after donating. Here...

Coke listened graphic

World’s biggest sugar buyer, Coca-Cola, agrees zero tolerance to land grabs

In a landmark agreement, today Coca-Cola announced that they'd listened to the 225,000 people who asked them to make sure the sugar they buy isn't produced on land grabbed from some of the...

UK construction workers

Living wage: what happens when companies put well-being before profits

As Oxfam celebrates becoming a living wage employer, Oxfam GB's ethical trade manager Rachel Wilshaw explains what a living wage means for Oxfam - and why it is so desperately needed by workers...

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