Conflict &amp; Emergencies blog channel http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/1857 en Why women refugees must be involved in the decisions that affect their lives http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/ogb_106915_betty-with-her-children-uganda-1240x680.jpg?itok=5wBUpug1" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Betty, in the back, and her children.The family fled to Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda when fighting drew close to their house in South Sudan. Credit: Coco McCabe/Oxfam" title="Photo: Betty, in the back, and her children.The family fled to Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda when fighting drew close to their house in South Sudan. Credit: Coco McCabe/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Why women refugees must be involved in the decisions that affect their lives</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">24 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>With now more than 70 million people displaced globally, it is paramount that refugees ourselves participate in the decisions that affect us and in efforts to find solutions.</p></div> Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:29:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 82006 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Hope For Yemen as UK Arms to Saudi Arabia Ruled Unlawful http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/ogb_117166_dsc-9759-bedroom-1240x680.jpg?itok=2nOTMvme" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Airstrike destruction of civilian houses in Sana&amp;#039;a, Yemen. Credit: Bassam Al-Thulaya/Oxfam" title="Photo: Airstrike destruction of civilian houses in Sana&amp;#039;a, Yemen. Credit: Bassam Al-Thulaya/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Hope For Yemen as UK Arms to Saudi Arabia Ruled Unlawful</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">21 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Calling for peace while selling weapons that allow Saudi Arabia to continue bombing Yemen is an utter hypocrisy that is having deadly consequences for the people of Yemen. This Appeal Court ruling is a victory for them.</p></div> Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:19:07 +0000 Martin Butcher 82004 at http://l.blogs.oxfam On World Refugee Day, Like Every Day - We See People, Not Refugees http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oes_29160_greece-train-station-child-doll.jpg?itok=gJ8e78E6" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: The train station is also a transit camp for refugees trying to cross the border between Macedonia and Serbia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" title="Photo: The train station is also a transit camp for refugees trying to cross the border between Macedonia and Serbia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: On World Refugee Day, Like Every Day - We See People, Not Refugees</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">20 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Refugees are people who have left everything behind - escaping from war, violence or persecution. But they are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and children - who still have dreams and ambitions.</p></div> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:45:06 +0000 Guest Blogger 82002 at http://l.blogs.oxfam The Face of Kindness - Welcoming Refugees in Lesbos, Greece http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/lena-2019-06-15-1240x680.jpg?itok=dRWG4NoD" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Lena, owner of Nan Restaurant, Lesbos, Greece. Credit: Oxfam" title="Photo: Lena, owner of Nan Restaurant, Lesbos, Greece. Credit: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: The Face of Kindness - Welcoming Refugees in Lesbos, Greece</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">19 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>People fleeing war and persecution still have dreams and ambitions, just like all of us. Latest UN figures show there are now over 70 million people forcibly displaced around the world. This World Refugee Day, we're highlighting how refugees are working to rebuild their lives, while also helping develop their host communities.</p></div> Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:06:03 +0000 Guest Blogger 81998 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Families in Southern Africa urgently need more support after cyclones http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/ogb_116920_dscf8479-scr.jpg?itok=1GIWlG07" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Families in Southern Africa urgently need more support after cyclones</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">27 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>And as always, it is the poorest people who suffer the most, with no safety nets to cushion the shock and start to rebuild. Will they be forgotten now?&nbsp;Without clear actions, poverty and inequality will increase.</p></div> Mon, 27 May 2019 13:13:27 +0000 Nellie Nyang’wa 81978 at http://l.blogs.oxfam How to Build Community Trust to Fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/113732lpr-ebola-truck-1240.jpg?itok=qTqlxbwl" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam staff inform communities about the symptoms and precautions to take for Ebola, in Mangina, DRC. Photo: John Wessels/Oxfam" title="Oxfam staff inform communities about the symptoms and precautions to take for Ebola, in Mangina, DRC. Photo: John Wessels/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: How to Build Community Trust to Fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">2 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The world’s second-biggest Ebola outbreak is still raging in DRC. Research has shown that distrust is one of the biggest obstacles in this Ebola fight. Oxfam’s Andrea Vera Nava outlines three ways to work with local communities to build their trust and increase the success of an Ebola response in a conflict context.</p></div> Thu, 02 May 2019 14:23:33 +0000 Guest Blogger 81952 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Stronger African leadership needed in Cyclone Idai response http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/cycloneidai_ogb116505scr.jpg?itok=xjIzHn3c" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Stronger African leadership needed in Cyclone Idai response</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">17 April 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Oxfam Pan Africa’s acting Director&nbsp;Peter Kamalingin, looks at the consequences of cyclone Idai and calls for a stronger African leadership in the response.</p></div> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:34:43 +0000 Florence Al Talabani 81938 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Oxfam community activists help prevent cholera after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/18100lpr-julie-volunteer-1240x640_1.jpg?itok=tMIvE6R1" width="210" height="110" alt="Julia Pedro, a hygiene promotion volunteer for Oxfam. Photo: Micas Mondlane/Oxfam" title="Julia Pedro, a hygiene promotion volunteer for Oxfam. Photo: Micas Mondlane/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Oxfam community activists help prevent cholera after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">5 April 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>In the aftermath of the Idai Cyclone In Mozambique, Oxfam and the Ministry of Health have trained more than 60 community ‘activistas’ in Mozambique to promote public health advice to help stop the spread of cholera.</p> </div> Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:38:26 +0000 Guest Blogger 81927 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Cyclone Idai and floods hit Southern Africa: the reality of climate change http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/116142lpr-landslide-1240.jpg?itok=OaqJyMj4" width="210" height="110" alt="Top photo: A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometers south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. Credit: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/REX" title="Top photo: A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometers south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. Credit: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/REX" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Cyclone Idai and floods hit Southern Africa: the reality of climate change</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Ever-worsening storms and climate change are leaving people with nothing - and the poorest are hit hardest. How can we equip them to cope with a world where climate change means extreme weather events such as Idai happen more often.</p></div> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:12:42 +0000 Guest Blogger 81914 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Seven things you need to know about the war in Yemen http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/115879lpr-zaid-and-granddaughter-1240x680.jpg?itok=1_FLNdzc" width="210" height="110" alt="Zaid and his granddaughter, Al Madaribah district, Lahj governorate, Yemen. Photo: Sami M Jassar/Oxfam" title="Zaid and his granddaughter, Al Madaribah district, Lahj governorate, Yemen. Photo: Sami M Jassar/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Seven things you need to know about the war in Yemen</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Yemen is experiencing what the UN describes as the ‘world’s worst’ humanitarian crisis. Tell us, how many of these seven things did you already know?</p></div> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:33:01 +0000 Joel M Bassuk 81912 at http://l.blogs.oxfam "I signed up to save lives" - Personal report from Oxfam's Cyclone Idai response http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/116174lpr-woman-standing-water-1240.jpg?itok=bha30l8L" width="210" height="110" alt="Survivors of Cyclone Idai face shortages of clean water and food and are at risk of waterborne diseases due to contaminated flood water. Photo: Sergio Zimba/Oxfam" title="Survivors of Cyclone Idai face shortages of clean water and food and are at risk of waterborne diseases due to contaminated flood water. Photo: Sergio Zimba/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: "I signed up to save lives" - Personal report from Oxfam's Cyclone Idai response</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">25 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Stewart Muchapera, Oxfam Media and Communications Lead, gives a personal report from Beira in Mozambique, on our relief efforts after Cyclone Idai devastates southern Africa.</p></div> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:06 +0000 Guest Blogger 81909 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Five things crisis-affected Syrians need right now http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/6-wadha-cask-for-work-dania-1240.jpg?itok=6Oeqs0B-" width="210" height="110" alt="Wadha, in Deir Ez-Zor, is one of many people benefiting from Oxfam’s cash-for-work program in Syria. Credit: Dania Kareh/Oxfam" title="Wadha, in Deir Ez-Zor, is one of many people benefiting from Oxfam’s cash-for-work program in Syria. Credit: Dania Kareh/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Five things crisis-affected Syrians need right now</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">13 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Syria's people are caught in terrible bind: eight years of war, millions need life-saving aid. The humanitarian response in Syria is significantly underfunded. Yet the international community doesn't want to support activities that it thinks could strengthen the government of Syria. So what next?</p></div> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:40:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 81894 at http://l.blogs.oxfam These five Oxfam innovations are changing the way people fight poverty http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-01-05-these-five-oxfam-innovations-are-changing-way-people-fight-poverty <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-01-05-these-five-oxfam-innovations-are-changing-way-people-fight-poverty"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/syrian_refugee_diaa_photo_nesma_alnsour_1220x762-1_0.jpg?itok=NLwZnatf" width="210" height="110" alt="Diaa&amp;#039;, a Syrian refugee living in the Za&amp;#039;atari Camp, is a team supervisor in the Superadobe construction project that is bringing temperature-resistant homes to the camp. Photo: Nesma Nsour/Oxfam" title="Diaa&amp;#039;, a Syrian refugee living in the Za&amp;#039;atari Camp, is a team supervisor in the Superadobe construction project that is bringing temperature-resistant homes to the camp. Photo: Nesma Nsour/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-01-05-these-five-oxfam-innovations-are-changing-way-people-fight-poverty"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: These five Oxfam innovations are changing the way people fight poverty</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">5 January 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>From futuristic homes that adjust to extreme temperatures to apps that allow refugees to speak up for their own needs, here are just a few of the creative solutions implemented by Oxfam and our partners on the ground to help vulnerable communities take on new obstacles.</p></div> Sat, 05 Jan 2019 13:05:58 +0000 Guest Blogger 81835 at http://l.blogs.oxfam A Taste of Home - recipes for the holidays http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-12-21-taste-home-recipes-holidays <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-12-21-taste-home-recipes-holidays"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/94637lpr-1240x680.jpg?itok=1jRQ0DIQ" width="210" height="110" alt="Hassan 7, from Iraq, waits for his brother as they cross the border from Serbia to Croatia, October 2015. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam" title="Hassan 7, from Iraq, waits for his brother as they cross the border from Serbia to Croatia, October 2015. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-12-21-taste-home-recipes-holidays"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: A Taste of Home - recipes for the holidays</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">21 December 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Through the preparation and sharing of food, we show each other that we care. No wonder then that we remember in such vivid detail the meals we have enjoyed with loved ones when we are forced to be apart.</p></div> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:38:38 +0000 Guest Blogger 81820 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Stop the Bombs, Yemen is Starving http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-20-stop-bombs-yemen-starving <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-20-stop-bombs-yemen-starving"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/111614lpr-boys-1240x680.jpg?itok=TybYlSHU" width="210" height="110" alt="Jameela Ahmed&amp;#039;s children sitting in the room they live in, in a village outside Khamer city, Yemen. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam" title="Jameela Ahmed&amp;#039;s children sitting in the room they live in, in a village outside Khamer city, Yemen. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-20-stop-bombs-yemen-starving"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Stop the Bombs, Yemen is Starving</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">20 November 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Most of Yemen's 22.2 million people are now in need of humanitarian aid. This terrible situation is entirely caused by a war in which the parties are dependent on arms supplied from outside the country.</p> </div> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:05:12 +0000 Martin Butcher 81784 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Yolanda on My Mind: The Odyssey of a Humanitarian Worker http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-08-yolanda-my-mind-odyssey-humanitarian-worker <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-08-yolanda-my-mind-odyssey-humanitarian-worker"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/ogb_83135_eastern-samar-rat-13nov-6-1240.jpg?itok=PZcctuFz" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam Assessment Team survey the impact of Typhoon Haiyan, just days after it hit in Samar, Philippines. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam" title="Oxfam Assessment Team survey the impact of Typhoon Haiyan, just days after it hit in Samar, Philippines. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-11-08-yolanda-my-mind-odyssey-humanitarian-worker"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Yolanda on My Mind: The Odyssey of a Humanitarian Worker</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">8 November 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Five years since Super Typhoon Haiyan, the worst storm ever to hit the Philippines, here are the critical lessons learned. Through your generous support, we've been to reach more than 850,000 people with humanitarian aid. How amazing is that - thank you!</p></div> Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:12:38 +0000 Guest Blogger 81774 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Dreaming of Peace: The Women Inside South Sudan's Protection of Civilians Camp http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-09-20-dreaming-peace-women-inside-south-sudans-protection-civilians-camp <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-09-20-dreaming-peace-women-inside-south-sudans-protection-civilians-camp"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/03-rebecca-portrait-1240.jpg?itok=slCq9JLb" width="210" height="110" alt="Rebecca Nyawal, South Sudan. &amp;quot;Every night we pray for peace.&amp;quot; Photo: Rhea Catada/Oxfam" title="Rebecca Nyawal, South Sudan. &amp;quot;Every night we pray for peace.&amp;quot; Photo: Rhea Catada/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-09-20-dreaming-peace-women-inside-south-sudans-protection-civilians-camp"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Dreaming of Peace: The Women Inside South Sudan's Protection of Civilians Camp </a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">20 September 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Heart-break and hope: the women we work with inside the Malakal Protection of Civilian site in South Sudan. Since the conflict's start in 2015, we've reached over 500,000 people with emergency and longer-term support.</p></div> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:20:34 +0000 Guest Blogger 81713 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Syria: when hope is all that's left for families broken by war http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-30-syria-when-hope-all-thats-left-families-broken-war <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-30-syria-when-hope-all-thats-left-families-broken-war"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/aleppoblog_august2018_resized_dsc_3156.jpg?itok=HShzkZyl" width="210" height="110" alt="Khaldieh and her granddaughters" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-30-syria-when-hope-all-thats-left-families-broken-war"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Syria: when hope is all that's left for families broken by war</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">30 August 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>ALEPPO - Khaldieh sits on a mattress on the flo</p></div> Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:43:22 +0000 Guest Blogger 81689 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Working with women in Rohingya refugee camps to make toilets safer http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-24-working-women-rohingya-refugee-camps-make-toilets-safer <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-24-working-women-rohingya-refugee-camps-make-toilets-safer"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/blogtoilettes1.jpg?itok=1ByG2Ekv" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-24-working-women-rohingya-refugee-camps-make-toilets-safer"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Working with women in Rohingya refugee camps to make toilets safer</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">24 August 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>In the world’s largest camp, Rohingya refugees </p></div> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:02:30 +0000 Florence Al Talabani 81686 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Five things I’ve learned being a humanitarian aid worker http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-18-five-things-ive-learned-being-humanitarian-aid-worker <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-18-five-things-ive-learned-being-humanitarian-aid-worker"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/113461lpr-iffat-camp-portrait-1240.jpg?itok=MXudT7jL" width="210" height="110" alt="Iffat Tahimd Fatema, humanitarian public health promoter for Oxfam, at work in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox&amp;#039;s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam" title="Iffat Tahimd Fatema, humanitarian public health promoter for Oxfam, at work in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox&amp;#039;s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-18-five-things-ive-learned-being-humanitarian-aid-worker"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Five things I’ve learned being a humanitarian aid worker</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">18 August 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>This World Humanitarian Day, Iffat Tahmid Fatema, Oxfam public health worker, shares what it's like helping people in our Rohingya refugee response in Bangladesh.</p></div> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:07:07 +0000 Guest Blogger 81682 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Pushing for peace in Gaza http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-03-pushing-peace-gaza <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-03-pushing-peace-gaza"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/sunset-1240x680.jpg?itok=8y1Q8RKH" width="210" height="110" alt="Gaza sunset. Photo: Adeline Guerra/Oxfam" title="Gaza sunset. Photo: Adeline Guerra/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-03-pushing-peace-gaza"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Pushing for peace in Gaza</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">3 August 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>"Last time I was in Gaza I was seven months pregnant and I left hoping that by the time my son was born, things might be better for babies born in Gaza – because it was hard to imagine they could get any worse."</p></div> Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:19:54 +0000 Alison Martin 81667 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Oxfam's 10 lessons for working with communities to fight Ebola http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-11-oxfam-10-lessons-working-communities-fight-ebola <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-11-oxfam-10-lessons-working-communities-fight-ebola"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/89418lpr-ebola-health-workers-training-1240x680.jpg?itok=MG0Mdv2p" width="210" height="110" alt="Community Health Volunteers receiving training in Clara Town, Liberia, November 2014. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" title="Community Health Volunteers receiving training in Clara Town, Liberia, November 2014. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-11-oxfam-10-lessons-working-communities-fight-ebola"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Oxfam's 10 lessons for working with communities to fight Ebola</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">11 June 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Following the news of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), here’s a summary of lessons learned from Oxfam’s community engagement during the 2014–15 Ebola response in Sierra Leone and Liberia.</p></div> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:58:01 +0000 Guest Blogger 81603 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Gaza is dying in front of everybody http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-23-gaza-dying-front-everybody <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-23-gaza-dying-front-everybody"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/88159lpr-gaza-destruction-1240.jpg?itok=okoPFxom" width="210" height="110" alt="Destruction in Gaza. Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam" title="Destruction in Gaza. Photo: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-23-gaza-dying-front-everybody"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Gaza is dying in front of everybody</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">23 May 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Tim Holmes, Oxfam Program Manager, reports back on his recent visit to Gaza and reflects on the challenges people living there face in their daily lives.</p></div> Wed, 23 May 2018 15:48:49 +0000 Tim Holmes 81559 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Making a difference in South Sudan: Ensuring those in need are not forgotten http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-11-making-difference-south-sudan-ensuring-those-need-are-not-forgotten <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-11-making-difference-south-sudan-ensuring-those-need-are-not-forgotten"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/111201lpr-cecilia-gatkuoth-1240x680.jpg?itok=V0gxoNjY" width="210" height="110" alt="Cecilia and Gatkuoth work on a borehole repair in Buong camp, South Sudan. Credit: Tim Bierley/Oxfam" title="Cecilia and Gatkuoth work on a borehole repair in Buong camp, South Sudan. Credit: Tim Bierley/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-05-11-making-difference-south-sudan-ensuring-those-need-are-not-forgotten"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Making a difference in South Sudan: Ensuring those in need are not forgotten</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">11 May 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Oxfam emergency team leader Cecilia shares her experiences delivering humanitarian aid on the front line in South Sudan. "If we don’t make sacrifices, who will?"</p></div> Fri, 11 May 2018 14:29:30 +0000 Guest Blogger 81542 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Philippines: Mothers of Marawi hopeful after months of fear http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-04-18-philippines-mothers-marawi-hopeful-after-months-fear <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-04-18-philippines-mothers-marawi-hopeful-after-months-fear"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/pcc_philippines_marawi_story_-_hi-res_photo_1.jpg?itok=Yqcaa3Xd" width="210" height="110" alt="Nashima Potawan, 47, and her four children were forced to move to Madalum during the Marawi Siege, and months later faced the devastating effects of Typhoon Vinta." title="Nashima Potawan, 47, and her four children were forced to move to Madalum during the Marawi Siege, and months later faced the devastating effects of Typhoon Vinta." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-04-18-philippines-mothers-marawi-hopeful-after-months-fear"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Philippines: Mothers of Marawi hopeful after months of fear</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">18 April 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Last year, residents of Marawi in the Philippines faced two major disasters: In May, they were uprooted by a violent siege and seven months later, they faced a deadly typhoon. Oxfam is supporting a consortium of local organizations who are helping families stay healthy and safe in the wake of these crises, rebuild their lives and prepare for future disasters.</p></div> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:01:07 +0000 Guest Blogger 81481 at http://l.blogs.oxfam