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 .
The world’s attention has a horrible tendency of wandering off Sudan and South Sudan’s problems before any are really solved for the future.
Neil Pancipanci, pictured above, is our Oxfam livelihoods officer based in Tacloban. Today he shared this account of Typhoon Hagupit:
When super-typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, it devastated the country, killing 6,000 people and displacing 4.1 million others. Yet Lan Mercado, Deputy Regional Director in Oxfam Asia, saw opportunities for social transformation in Yolanda’s wake. Have they materialized?
Elizabeth lives in a UN camp for displaced persons in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. She’s just one of around 100,000 civilians who has sought refuge in one of the compounds the United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), following the outbreak of vicious fighting in December 2013.
It’s been one year since super-Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a disaster that devastated thousands of lives and left millions of people homeless.
As winter approaches, and temperatures are set to plummet below freezing, see how Oxfam is helping some of Syria's refugees in Lebanon keep warm through the cold months.
By David Watako, water and sanitation engineer in Liberia - Living in Liberia right now is living with a constant anxiety, especially at this time. We are living in a situation where people are suspicious of any fluid, of any handshake, of any human or surface contact.
Oxfam’s head of humanitarian advocacy, Maya Mailer, reflects on some progress in UN Peacekeeping, with mountains still to climb.
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.