Tagged: Burkina Faso

Press Release

Given the rapid expansion and recurrence of the food crises in West Africa and the inadequate responses of policy makers and other actors, Oxfam and Bilital Maroobe say it is necessary to rethink the strategies to implement in order to respond to these recurring disasters.

Press Release

Ten leading aid agencies today called for a 'surge' in the humanitarian effort to help 10 million people at risk of acute hunger across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

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Local Dakaro children both work and play in the field next to Oxfam's office - during the 2005 food security crisis in Niger. Credit: Carlo Heathcote/Oxfam

Almost 10 million people across the Sahel region of West Africa are threatened with a severe food shortage. Oxfam calls for urgent response to warning signs.

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Kenyans families seeking shelter, as their homes have just collapsed from the rains and flooding. Credit: KONATE Sosthene, Intermon Oxfam

The water and sanitation expertise of Oxfam International and its partners will be central to its humanitarian operating strategy for the West African populations hit by flooding over the past week.

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Destroyed homes in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 's capital. Credit: Konate Papa Sosthen/Oxfam

Oxfam International is to send humanitarian staff and emergency supplies to Burkina Faso in response to the recent floods, which have devastated the country.

Campaign article
Cotton harvest in fields, near Fana. Photo: Helen Palmer/Oxfam

Cotton subsidy reform could substantially improve the welfare of over one million West African households—10 million people.

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