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Oxfam closely monitoring Super Typhoon Mangkhut bearing down on Philippines

Oxfam and its partners in the Philippines are preparing to respond to Super Typhoon Mangkhut as it nears the north of the country. ...

Oxfam announces new Chief Executive

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah will be the new Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, the international agency announced today. ...

Over 20,000 migrants now trapped on Greek Islands

As the EU plans to set up 'controlled centres' for refugees and other migrants across Europe, the number of people trapped in deplorable conditions on the Greek islands has reached an unprecedented...

Donated clothes arriving at Oxfam's warehouse in Batley, Yorkshire

Oxfam saves over 7000 tonnes of clothing from landfill every year

Oxfam estimates that it is saving 7200 tonnes of clothing from going into landfill every year thanks to its Wastesaver processing plant. ...

Kerala floods update

Oxfam India's emergency team is in Wayanad and Idukki, two of the worst affected districts in Kerala. The team has conducted an assessment, met the local administration and trained local partners...

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...

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...

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...

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