Meryem* is 13, legally a child, but she has experienced far more than me or most adults my age.
Tens of thousands of men and boys have disappeared since the conflict in Northeast Nigeria began eight years ago. The struggle and tenacity for survival, of the women and children left behind, in such an insecure environment never ceases to amaze me.
Yemen’s cholera outbreak is now the world’s worst on record, killing more than 2,100 people since 27 April, with more than 862,000.suspected cases. Oxfam Public Health Promoter, Eva Niederberger, reports back on how challenging it is to reach cholera-affected people in Yemen.
Deprived of their livelihoods due to regional conflict, 335,000 people are on the edge of starvation in Chad. This powerful film documents the story of Adoum and Hadjara, who lost their 6 year-old child due to malnutrition.
The face of drought in Wajir County, in Kenya’s north is ugly. Oxfam is on the ground, reaching the most affected with the emergency help they need to survive.
People in the remote Yemeni village of Othman eke out life in stricken conditions. Read this moving account an Oxfam cash assistance project there to buttress their battle against starvation.
Sunday, July 9 was Independence Day in South Sudan and should have seen celebrations and smiles. But yet again, it was a time of somber reflection.
What is life like for Syrian refugees in Lebanon? Oxfam conducted research to find out how safe refugees feel and to understand the challenges they face. For researcher Nour Shawaf it was a humbling process.