In order to help communities prepare for, and respond to, this new climate reality, we need to look closely at the way that we operate as an international community. We collectively must break this cycle - and we can.
Josephine Liebl, Oxfam’s global policy lead on displacement, looks ahead to the UN Summit in New York in September – and looks back on a heady few weeks negotiating its outcome. While it goes some way, the Summit is the start of a long process and not the delivery of the solutions the world is waiting for.
Last week the Southern Africa Development Community declared a regional drought emergency, and launching a $2.4 billion appeal to the international community. Oxfam Communications Coordinator, Innocent Katsande reports from Zimbabwe on the urgent need for help.
As Malawi experiences the worst drought it's had for 35 years, exacerbated by El Niño, many are suffering from hunger and starvation.
Today is World Refugee Day, and now more than 65 million people worldwide have been forced to flee violence, conflict and persecution. Call on your government to protect and welcome people searching for safety.
Governments attending this week’s World Humanitarian Summit had many important topics to address. There were some big wins including on the four key issues Oxfam was fighting for.
For the first time, starting today, world leaders, aid organizations, civil society and others will come together at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to discuss how to do better for humanity. Oxfam is here, and together with our partners speaking out for people caught up in humanitarian crises – and you can help.
Next August, the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater is bringing a ballet version of Bizet’s Carmen to London's Coliseum theater. The production will be set in a European refugee camp and adapt the opera's free spirited gypsy to the stories of the more than one million people who arrived in Europe last year.
World leaders meeting in New York to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement they negotiated in December must strengthen their current pledges and increase the money so urgently needed to enable people to adapt to the changing climate.
Only 1.39 percent of Syrian refugees have been resettled by rich countries. Joelle Bassoul, Oxfam Media Advisor, Syria Response, shares the moving story of a family living in a suburb of Amman in Jordan, waiting to be resettled in the US.