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Eilish April 19, 2017
In Somaliland, the threat of famine looms large. Drought has forced hundreds of thousands out of their homes in search of food, water, and medicine. These are their stories.
Eilish April 18, 2017
In South Sudan, the violent and brutal war has put millions at risk. Women, men and children that fled their homes in search of safety are now finding a new threat - hunger. With harvests still months away, the famine already declared in parts of the country will spread across the rest of the country, unless we act now.
Eilish April 18, 2017
Oxfam International's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima is visiting Nigeria, where millions have been displaced by conflict and are desperately hungry. She writes of what she has seen so far.
Eilish April 13, 2017
It’s not uncommon for children in Vanuatu to stop attending school at 10 years old - there are not enough secondary school places due to government budget constraints, and many families can’t afford the school fees. At whatever age these young people leave school, their job prospects are often very limited.
Eilish April 13, 2017
A four-day weekend and an excuse to eat chocolate? Yes please! We’re definitely chocolate consumers here at Oxfam, but we believe in eating the right chocolate. The fairly traded chocolate. Here's four reasons why we think buying Fairtrade is best:
Eilish April 11, 2017
Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan. Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria are only a step away from the same fate. 20 million people are at risk of starvation and 50 million are severely hungry. This is the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. If it’s left unresolved, malnutrition and death will dramatically increase.
Stuart March 28, 2017
Here are the official Oxfam Trailwalker 2018 team results. 
Mandy March 7, 2017
  The past few decades have seen important gains in women’s rights, including increasing numbers of women participating in political processes, decreases in maternal deaths and increased access to education for girls. Despite this progress, women and girls still face systematic and pervasive gender inequality in every aspect of their lives.  
Mandy March 7, 2017
  At the Huth camp for Yemenis forced to flee their homes, an Oxfam water tank, standing in the distance, provides more than 220 households with clean drinking water. Photo: Mohammed Al-Mekhlafi/Oxfam   Here’s why people are fleeing the “banned” countries, and how the Executive Order has affected their lives.   
Stuart February 14, 2017
(by Dania Kareh and Eslam Mardini) Hassan, 15, fills two jerry cans from a public well, and heads back home to his mother and sister in Aleppo. He will do the trip several times to fulfil their water needs. The young boy is one of an estimated 1.8 million people who were left without running water in Aleppo for nearly a month, as ISIS militants, in control of the main water source to the city, had reportedly shut down the water supply.

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