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Ziyaad Mohamed Hamed has been driving trucks filled with clean drinking water for thousands of families who have fled their homes in Gaza, in extremely difficult and dangerous conditions. Despite the ceasefire, there remain enormous humanitarian needs in Gaza.

One person in three in the world lives in poverty.

Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

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Sicilia Kafula (31), August 2014. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

As the head of Blog Action Day I think it can, and I am very passionate about how we can use the many digital tools at our disposal to share our stories, learn from others and take action to influence the big challenges of the day.

Since 2007, every year Blog Action Day has empowered tens of thousands of bloggers from hundreds of countries, to focus on one important global theme on October 16.

A new Food Supply Center, built by Oxfam with its partner the Sahrawi Red Crescent and with the support of the European Commission's Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), will greatly improve the quality of aid in the Sahrawi camps, in Southern Algeria, one of the main objectives of Oxfam’s humanitarian program in the region.