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Annual Report and Accounts 2019


Last year, Oxfam supporters helped 12.8 million people fight poverty. With your support, we provided life-saving supplies to families hit by the world’s worst conflicts and natural disasters. And we helped communities around the world get clean water running, grow food, campaign for change – not just to fight poverty now, but to beat it for good.

Credit: Hariandi Hafid/OxfamAUS

Danny Sriskandarajah

"In many ways, our divided and increasingly volatile world needs organisations like Oxfam more than ever. From the communities who have been devastated by the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the families struggling to survive the war in Yemen, I've seen for myself how crucial our work continues to be."

Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO, Oxfam GB

Together we achieved so much last year

Oxfam waste treatment plant

We've kept 125,000 Rohingya refugees safe from disease, with the largest ever waste management system in a refugee camp, anywhere in the world.

Maria and her family help unload Oxfam hygeine kits at a distribution outside Palu, Indonesia

We worked with our local partners in Indonesia to reach over 164,000 people affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

Oxfam staff communicate the symptoms of Ebola

52% of our work around the world is with women, helping to fight the discrimination that keeps people poor.

To find out more about all the ways you're helping to beat poverty, download our latest Annual Report.

How we spend our money

84p out of every pound we spent during 2018/19 was spent fighting poverty, excluding the costs of running our high street and online shops:

See pages 11-13 of our annual report for more details 

Pound coin pie chart

Keeping people safe

Since February 2018, we've changed how we protect staff, volunteers and the people we work with worldwide. Find out more about the progress we've made.

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