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Subject: food security

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Today, world leaders sign the global climate change agreement

Four months ago, governments from around the world agreed a global climate deal in Paris. This Friday, government officials will sign that agreement in a ceremony at the United Nations.   ...

7 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the UN Climate Summit

Right now, world leaders are preparing for something huge: the UN Conference of the Parties (COP) Climate Summit this December that will determine how the world will tackle climate change. We've...

Five big things to know about our coal campaign

This summer we launched our campaign to demand the UK government set out a plan for getting rid of coal pollution.  - and let's just say these past five months have been BIG. The passion...

I'll be marching for climate action. Will you?

Today marks World Food Day, but it also sees the much anticipated UN Climate Change conference in Paris, COP21, edge ever closer. The issues of climate change and hunger can no longer be...

Public health conditions in Gaza reached crisis point following the summer bombardment. Credit: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam

Oxfam’s 2014: our humanitarian year in review

As we move into 2015, Ben Phillips takes a month-by-month review of 2014 to see how Oxfam responded to different emergencies throughout the year. ...

Taking the Hunger Challenge - Day 1

I am taking part in Team V's hunger challenge as apart of the beyond a tin of food campaign. For 3 days I will be living on what typically would be given out in an emergency...

A year after the storms from Somerset to Bolivia

Did you see the flooding in the UK on TV last winter? How could you have missed it - the havoc this extreme weather event wreaked was on every channel for days. Even the leaders of all the political parties...

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When even Middle England sees demand quadruple: An everyday food bank story

I thought of my own sad little middle class story of financial desperation. My first job in advertising and I was having to say no to a small portion of processed cheese in a grisly Southampton market....

What it's like to campaign with Oxfam

I've never really thought of myself as a political activist (and still don't!) but I have always felt a strong moral obligation to speak out against injustice and to help unheard...

Gaza's harvest is at risk

Alun McDonald, media and communications coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian territory and Israel, takes us through the impact of the past month on Gaza's farmers, shortages in markets, high...

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