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Oxfam is preparing for a potential response to flooding and landslides as Cyclone Bulbul nears the coasts of India and Bangladesh.
For a young family in Ethiopia, surviving a climate shock and a deadly disease leads to the promise of a new livelihood.
With the announced US withdrawal from north-eastern Syria, and Turkey’s offensive, Oxfam and the humanitarian community are primarily concerned for the safety, security and rights of the civilians caught in the middle.
The second year of Oxfam’s Behind the Barcodes campaign exposes further human suffering in supermarket supply chains.
For a few days in September, Oxfam hosted a stunning delegation of women community leaders from Puerto Rico. We helped amplify their urgent, clear voices where it could matter most.
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