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Did you know that at least one in three women will experience some form of violence during their lifetime? It is one of the most widespread violations of human rights and has long-term devastating effects. It is time to say ‘enough is enough’. Join us.
We help people caught up in natural disasters and conflicts across the world with clean water, food, sanitation and protection. At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations, giving life-saving support to those most in need.
Millions of people are being forced from their homes, risking everything to escape conflict, disaster, poverty or hunger. From those fleeing the war in Syria or climate change-induced droughts, to those stranded in inadequate conditions in Europe, you can help us give life-saving support to refugees in the countries where they need it most.
With no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, hundreds of thousands of people are living in desperate conditions and exposed to continuing violence. Today, half the pre-conflict population of 22 million Syrians have fled their homes and more than 13 million people urgently need your help.
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.
With the support of Global Affairs Canada, Oxfam is working with community members, partners, and the Government of Jordan to improve water governance. And now the voices of the community's women are being heard.
Mientras el Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados anunciaba el martes que el número de refugiados sirios registrados que ha huido de Siria ha alcanzado los dos millones, te traemos noticias más felices de nuestra querida amiga Liqaa’.
As the United Nations High Commission on Refugees announced on Tuesday that the number of registered refugees fleeing Syria has reached 2 million, we bring you some happier news about our friend Liqaa.
Pour les Syriennes et Syriens réfugiés au camp de Zaatari, en Jordanie, le soleil est source de sécurité nocturne.
Regardez attentivement cette photo, plus haut. Les réverbères ne vous semblent-ils pas inhabituels ? Les lampadaires que vous voyez en arrière-plan de cette photo (prise au début du mois dans le camp de réfugiés de Zaatari, en Jordanie) fonctionnent en fait à l’énergie solaire et ont été fournis par Oxfam afin de renforcer la sécurité des résidents.
For Syrian refugees in Jordan’s Zaatari camp, the sun’s light means safer nights.
Look closely at the photo above. Notice anything different about those lampposts? In fact, the lights in the background of the photo—which was taken in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp earlier this month—are actually solar-powered lamps installed by Oxfam to help improve residents’ safety.
The number of reported deaths in Syria continues to rise relentlessly. This time last year the figure was hovering around 20,000. That was bad enough – but no one could have imagined that within 12 months the total would have topped 100,000, with more, inevitably, to come.
Meet Liqaa. She’s a 23 year old English literature graduate from Syria. She’s recently married, and expecting her first child soon. She’s also the face of a new global petition calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama to make urgent progress on the Syria peace talks they promised.