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Trailwalker cancelled due to danger posed by soaring temperatures

Trailwalker, the 100km trek organised by Oxfam, the Queens Gurkha Signals and The Gurkha Welfare Trust has been cancelled due to the unusually hot weather. The annual trek across the South Downs...

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Thousands of Syrians out of reach of aid

Thousands of Syrians forced from their homes due to the recent fighting in Dar'a are unable to get the help they desperately need, international aid agency Oxfam said today.  ...

One year on from conflict the dream of a better Mosul remains distant for many

One year after Mosul was retaken from ISIS, thousands of people are still unable to return home as parts of the city remain severely damaged and lack running water or electricity, Oxfam said today. ...

Members of the band Editors eat lunch with refugees in Obrenovac transit camp

Editors pay a surprise visit to refugee camp in Serbia

Members of the band Editors rocked up to a camp in Serbia to pay a surprise visit to some of the thousands of refugees trapped in the country. They gave encouragement to aspiring musicians living...

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Yemen: Hodeidah cannot be allowed to become a graveyard - Oxfam

Food and water shortage - cholera threat - 80,000 forced to flee their homes   ...

UK supermarkets squeezing millions of the poorest farmers and workers in their supply chains

Millions of people who produce the food for supermarkets are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, with many going hungry, according to a new report on global supermarket supply...

Reaction: Number of forcibly displaced people rises above 68 million

In response to the UN Refugee Agency's announcement that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has risen above 68 million, Oxfam's Head of Humanitarian Advocacy and Campaigns...

Rohingya refugees unprepared as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Urgent action is needed to help Rohingya refugees hit by monsoon rains in camps in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, which have already caused over 130 landslides, damaged 3,300 shelters and affected...

French police officers check a train for migrants at Menton Garavan station on the French side of the border

Children mistreated and illegally returned at French-Italian border

Children as young as 12 are being physically abused, detained and illegally returned to Italy by French border guards, according to a new report by Oxfam. ...

Oxfam's reaction to Haitian Government's decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain's permission to work in Haiti

"Oxfam is disappointed but understands the Haiti Government's decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain's permission to work in Haiti. The behaviour of some former Oxfam staff working...

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