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Thon Sy's wife Chum Kor, is one of 3 beneficiaries to receive a Pink mobile phone in her community

Everyday tech heroes: the search begins

NEWS: Over the past year Oxfam GB's use of technology in programmes has increased by over 60%, with our staff and partners even more keen to hear about the latest developments in tech...

Photo: A small coffee plantation in Honduras, farmers like Francisco are being heavily affected by the impacts of climate change. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Business must show more commitment and collaboration on climate change

OPINION: At the Paris climate summit there were promising signs from the private sector about taking action on climate change, but the path to a low carbon future is still far from clear....

Sugarcane plantation within Jatayvary Indigenous Land, Ponta Porã, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Credit: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

Will business continue to feed climate change?

OPINION: As business representatives gather for a climate summit in London Irit Tamir explains why the food and beverage sector should play a prominent role in reducing global emissions. ...

 Hawa (50) lives with four of her ten children in the Harisso internally displaced persons (IDP) site. She has lost 400 shoats and 100 cattle as a result of the drought. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

What next for the pastoralists in Ethiopia's drought?

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: Pastoral nomads in Ethiopia have been heavily affected by a record-breaking drought. They have lost their flocks and their way of life and make up the majority of...

Women’s leader Noorkishili Naing’isa receives a call on her mobile phone while grazing her livestock in Mairowa Chini, Ololosokwan. Credit: Geoff Sayer/Oxfam

Getting technical in East Africa

LEARNING: How can Oxfam, and the development sector in East Africa, make best use of ICTs? Here Francesca Reinhardt, reflects on an event which brought together Oxfam staff from seven different...

A child in the Katsikas camp in the Epirus Region of north-west Greece, where Oxfam is working to improve camp conditions. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

European governments' treatment of refugees is doing long term damage to international law

OPINION: The EU's stance towards migration sets a dangerous precedent argues Maya Mailer, Head of Humanitarian Policy & Campaigns. Today, as Oxfam launches a new campaign calling on...

Women from Jayathala village with Oxfam team members. Credit: Oxfam

Using micro-hydro power for irrigation and energy in Nepal

LEARNING: Could micro-hydro power bring sustainable energy to remote villages around the world? Public Health Engineer Anjil Adhikari explains how Oxfam has been involved in bringing electricity...

Money exchanging hands

Webinar - on the cusp: proposals to advance the cash reform

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Photo: Protection committee, DRC, December 2014. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Building bridges between communities and local government in the DRC

LEARNING: Annabel Morrissey recently returned from a visit to Equateur in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where she visited Oxfam's Within and Without the State programme which...

Volunteers from a NNGO partner collect refuse to improve sanitary conditions at the Protection of Civilians site for internally displaced people in Tony Piny, Juba. Credit: Oxfam

Three reasons national organisations are vital to humanitarian response in South Sudan

OPINION: National and local actors have a critical role in responding to the humanitarian emergency in South Sudan. When international aid organisations work in partnership with local groups,...

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