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Date: Apr 2015

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Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government

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Nepal earthquake: A race against time

Oxfam has been working in Nepal for 30 years, with many staff living in Kathmandu. Despite the destruction the earthquake caused in their own lives, Oxfam staff and volunteers in Nepal are working...

Behind the Brands

What is Illovo – and three reasons you should care...

Is it an exotic insect? Is it Honda's newest car model? Is it the newest green detox juice? Illovo is actually a company. It's Africa's largest sugar producer, operating in six...

Yemen Crisis: one month later

One month on, the humanitarian situation is deteriorating as fighting escalates in Yemen. Many banks are shut, the water network is damaged, fuel and food almost out. An Oxfam staff member in Sanaa...

Two locals find safe ground in front of a destroyed structure in Bhaktapur region of Kathmandu, Nepal 26 April 2015 - 24 hours after a devastating earthquake that has so far taken the lives of 2,400 people Credit: EPA/Hemanta Shrestha

Nepal earthquake: many thousands in need of help

The people of Nepal are in dire need after a major earthquake struck the country, including the capital Kathmandu, on Saturday 25 April. Around 30,000 people are reportedly living out in the open...

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...

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

My life has changed completely: crisis in Yemen

The conflict in Yemen has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, including Oxfam staff. It is pushing the country towards economic collapse and making life harder for the 16 million people...

Yemen: living in fear is ‘normal'

Oxfam has been working in Yemen for 30 years. Over 60 percent of the population - 16 million people - were already in need of some form of aid before the airstrikes started. An Oxfam staff worker...

Access to Work and Enterprise end of project blog

Adios and diolch Antonina!

Oxfam Cymru's Access to Work and Enterprise Project started three years ago with none other than Antonina Mendola at the helm. Antonina had previously spent twenty six years working on poverty...

Together we must stand with #WithSyria

The enormity of the suffering of the Syrian people over the past four years has reached a devastating peak, leaving over 200,000 dead, a nearly unbelievable 11 million displaced, cities splintered...

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