Last month Oxfam’s International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima was in Washington for the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, and then in New York for one of the drafting sessions ahead of the
Learning lessons from the past is vital if the G7 is to set a positive direction on food security and nutrition at their next Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany.
While Oxfam and others rush humanitarian relief to Nepal, the country has long been desperate for a huge, sustained investment to strengthen its physical infrastructure in order to keep its people safer, and to develop its economy and services so that local communities and the state had enough assets to fall back on.
In response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal today, Oxfam's team in Nepal is assessing humanitarian needs. In addition, a team of technical experts is arriving with supplies to provide clean water, sanitation and emergency food supplies. Please donate to Oxfam's Nepal earthquake appeal.