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24 July 2014 | Ed Pomfret | Blog channel: General
Early warnings need to result in early action in SomaliaLast week marked three years since the UN declared famine in Somalia. The catastrophe facing the Somali people three years ago ended in at...
Displaced people in a camp near Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam
17 July 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | 3 | Blog channel: General
It could be the opportunity of a generation.The world can be proud of the progress made towards ending poverty - as I see for myself when I visit the toughest places, the cynics have been proven...
Mukuru slum, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam
14 July 2014 | Arwa Mhanna | 3 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
People keep asking me how the situation in Gaza is right now, and I don't know how to begin describing it. Scary. Dangerous. Confusing. So many emotions.  The airstrikes happen everywhere,...
Mobile clinic, supported by Oxfam, in Gaza. Photo: Tineke D'haese/Oxfam
9 July 2014 | Aimee Brown | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
Today marks South Sudan’s third year of independence. But in the past seven months, the sense of unity that brought its people together in 2011 has been lost, pushing 1.5 million from their homes and...
1.5 million people have been displaced by this conflict. Almost 100,000 have sought shelter in UN bases like this one in Bor.
7 July 2014 | Al Kinley | Blog channel: GROW
Join 24 hours of global action and send a big noise online to Kellogg and General Mills!Can you hear that? Oxfam supporters have taken over half a million actions to get companies to improve their...
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