Rising inequality and climate change: These are the defining challenges for 2015. This is the year when we will have to set a course for action for a sustainable and just world. What action can we take? These profound global challenges require bold responses.
With our partners in Lebanon and Jordan, we work to reach refugee families hit hard by torrents of rain and snow.
One of my favorite parts of my job at Oxfam is reading new research findings and reports in our field to help my humanitarian programming and policy colleagues keep on top of external trends. I recently conducted such a scan to guide Oxfam’s planning for the coming year. Here are eight of the most interesting things that I found.
Catherine Meredith, Ebola Response Communications Coordinator in West Africa, shares here the latest Oxfam Ebola response update, from 6 January 2015.
Next year will see key decisions which will profoundly impact the world's poorest people for many years, with deadlines set for climate negotiations and the creation of new UN development goals. What legacy will we leave?
When working in communications and media relations, a big part of your job is to show and tell the world what you have seen. One of my first assignments in Sierra Leone was to watch Oxfam distributing hygiene kits in the slums of Freetown and talk with quarantined families.
Arie and Rahmat’s stories of survival and resistance in Lampaya – a small fishing community in Indonesia’s Aceh Province – are symbolic of the experiences millions of others had on 26 December 2004. Ten years on, the vivid images of the waves and aftermath of the Indian Ocean Tsunami linger in our minds.
As an international community, it is within our power to ensure that the future for refugees and vulnerable Lebanese communities isn’t hopeless. Supporting Lebanon now can make a critical difference both for the millions of people in need .