Beatrice, 23 collects water from an Oxfam water pump in Nyarugusu refugee camp. Photo: Amy Christian/Oxfam, 22 March 2016

Blog: Stand As One with those forced to flee

Today is World Refugee Day, and now more than 65 million people worldwide have been forced to flee violence, conflict and persecution. Call on your government to protect and welcome people searching for safety.

Jerry cans waiting to be filled with clean water at a newly installed water point, Juba, South Sudan. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam, May 2014

Blog: What Next for the Global Humanitarian System?

For the first time, starting today, world leaders, aid organizations, civil society and others will come together at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to discuss how to do better for humanity. Oxfam is here, and together with our partners speaking out for people caught up in humanitarian crises – and you can help.

Global migration crisis: A time for solidarity

Blog: Global migration crisis: A time for solidarity

We believe this is a time for solidarity with migrants. It is right to say that we must bring peace and security to the countries which are the primary sources for migration, but to use that as an excuse to close your doors is cowardice.

Stand firm for humanity.

Blog: The migration solution is a humanitarian solution

The increasingly dramatic images on our televis

Arms in Africa. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: After Mexico's Arms Trade Treaty meeting, will African states help control arms?

An inspiring week at the first Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Cancun, laying the groundwork for the future operation of the treaty. However, the continent will only reap the rewards of arms control if African states make the most of the treaty.

Campaigners for the Control Arms Coalition at the UN, July 2012.  Photo: Andrew Kelly/Control Arms

Blog: Arms Trade Treaty conference in Mexico: Let's build a safer Africa

Today is an important milestone in Oxfam’s camp

People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Photo credit: Abo Haitham

Blog: Hiding from the violence in Yemen: Noor, Omar and the Cave

Noor* and her husband once had a medical clinic in Saada Governorate, north Yemen, along the border with Saudi Arabia. Now they have a mound of rubble. 

Photo: Trash fills the streets of Sanaa, Yemen. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: Happy Eid – from Yemen

Eid is upon us. But it doesn’t feel like Eid. Fighting in Yemen has not ceased throughout the month of Ramadan - in fact it intensified. This year the upcoming holiday will not be the same celebration.

Cars queue for fuel after Yemen airstrikes. Photo: Abo Haitham/Oxfam

Blog: A letter on Yemen to every editor

It is deplorable that everybody has failed to extend what was a temporary ceasefire in Yemen. The conflict and the de facto blockade of the country has crippled its economy and put the lives of 26 million people at risk. - Grace Ommer, Oxfam Yemen Country Director


People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Credit: Abo Haitham/Oxfam

Blog: Conflict in Yemen: a deeply personal account

Conflict in Yemen has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, including Oxfam staff.  It is pushing the country towards economic collapse and making life harder for 16 million people already in need of humanitarian aid. Here Oxfam program officer Bassim describes how the crisis has changed his life.


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