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Bike for Yemen - bicycles and bombs. Photo credit: Bushra Al Fusail

Amidst bombings and shortages in fuel, food and vital supplies, a group of Yemeni women came together for an unconventional demonstration against the war... and the lack of women’s rights.

Boys with blackboards

The world’s wealthiest countries, and big companies themselves, currently have too much power in creating the tax rules. Take action today to demand that governments make tax fair!

A woman stands in front of rubbles, in Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

We are delivering clean water, hygiene equipment, emergency shelter, food and seeds to thousands of people in Nepal affected by the two massive earthquakes of 25th April and 12th May.

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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Moving story of Syrian refugees told through their phones in ‘District Zero’ documentary

The story of a Syrian refugee who begins a new life in Jordan’s Zaatari camp fixing mobile phones and helps fellow refugees print off photos of happier times is the focus of an upcoming documentary film which will be previewed to mark World Refugee Day (June 20th) as part of a joint campaign by Oxfam and the European Commission’s Office for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).

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A Syrian woman refugee in Zaatari camp, 2014. Credit: F. Muath/Oxfam

For refugees and internally displaced persons in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, and elsewhere, every aspect of daily life is difficult. The crisis in Syria is also placing pressure on host communities. In the run up to World Refugee Day 2015, we highlight the challenges faced by refugees and call for more funding to help both refugees and host communities.