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Youth Challenge Vanuatu launches E-learning pilot to support youth during disasters and beyond

It is a familiar conundrum around the world during the coronavirus pandemic – students crammed into home offices or at the kitchen table, adapting to the strange new reality of learning online and communicating with classmates and teachers solely through a screen. For many young students in Vanuatu, getting an education online is an unfeasible […]

The Carbon Inequality Era

in 1990, we entered a new global era. From 1990 until 2015, as much carbon entered our atmosphere as had been emitted in all previous years in our history. Our new report, Confronting Carbon Inequality, shows that responsibility for this rapid emissions rise is shockingly unequal. In this period, the richest 10% emittedthe same amount of […]

Pandemic Exposes the Obscenity of our Economy: 3 Ways We Got Here and 4 Ways We Can Get Back on Track

Released today, Oxfam’s report – Power, Profits and the Pandemic – reveals how global corporate behaviour has not only made the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic worse, but has also shielded many of these corporations from the economic fallout felt by the rest of us. Throughout the disaster, they have continued to profit and pass these […]

World Humanitarian Day 2020: Celebrating Yemen’s Local Heroes in the Midst of Crisis

This World Humanitarian Day, Oxfam pays tribute to all humanitarians, like these three extraordinary people in Yemen, who are working to ensure that their community and their country can one day thrive. For people in Yemen, like people across the globe, 2020 has been a year like no other. Over five years into a conflict […]

5 reasons why people are doing Oxfam Trailwalker

Since our launch last month, we have seen an incredible response with people stepping up to take on the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge. Already more than HALF of participant spots are filled and we want to make sure you don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don’t miss out! During the past month, we’ve been on the phones […]

A family struck by hunger

A Mother of Eight Narrates Ordeal in Covid-19 Written by Bettie Kemah Johnson-Mbayo, Oxfam in Liberia   Before the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak, Bone Kortie, 43 years, was a petty business trader in Paynesville city, one of the cities surrounding Liberia’s densely populated capital city of Monrovia. Bone is famously called by regular clients as ‘cold […]

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