As the biggest economic and political player in the region, Kenya has a responsibility for leadership in the development of 21st century responses for refugees.
In response to freezing winter conditions in Greece, Oxfam and our partners have moved hundreds of people from inadequate sites to safe and dignified accommodation.
It is crucial to plan beyond the short-term military strategy and, however difficult, work to create a new environment in which ISIS or its successor cannot thrive.
Lack of space in government facilities and fear of illegal deportations keep people out in freezing winter conditions.
A women and girls safe space is an approach which is starting to gain traction in humanitarian responses across the world. It recognizes the unique needs and challenges of women and girls by creating a safe environment free from harm, prejudice and judgement, the absence of which is a radical change in many women’s lives.
I believe in a better future for the Yemeni people. Despite the fact that over 3.1 million people were forced to flee because of the war, and the enormous number of people in dire need of basic services, I still see children smiling and trying to go on with their life. It is hard to know that so many more people need support, that there is not enough assistance, but these children are a source of inspiration to all of us and this is what keeps us going.
How I realized that smartphones are not a luxury item for refugees and migrants – they are essential.
Oxfam's Advocacy Manager in the Central African Republic, Isidore Ngueuleu looks at the hopes and fears of those most affected by the latest international donor conference for Central African Republic.
Let’s just get this over with: famine grabs your attention. Unfortunately for aid organizations, it’s difficult to convey the extreme hunger that just falls short of famine.
As we visit the families living in the most affected areas in Haiti, the destruction left by hurricane Matthew is more evident, as well as the urgent humanitarian needs of those affected. Destroyed schools and homes reduced to rubble have left thousands of families with absolutely nothing. You can help.