"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."
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.
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.
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?"
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.
In the middle of war, even the simple solutions to staying healthy can feel impossible. In South Sudan, Oxfam is bringing education and resources to communities to help save lives - every day.
Conflict has forced Therese and hundreds of thousands more people to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Oxfam is providing clean water, sanitation, public health training – including to Therese, who is now working daily to help others stay healthy.
Seven years after the Syria crisis began, families are struggling to access necessities, like water, food, and medicine. Through your support, we're delivering clean water to Hani and his family, and thousands more who fled the violence in East Ghouta.
Close to a million Rohingya people have fled violence in Myanmar to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. Outspoken and confident, meet Rajiah, leading the way for healthy mothers in Cox's Bazar, and pushing hard to be a role model for the advancement of women around her.