When disaster strikes we're there. Oxfam is now helping many more people than ever, with more and better aid, delivered by more professionally trained aid workers and in a manner that treats disaster affected people and communities with the respect and dignity they deserve. Find out how .
We are able to reach more people because we have invested over the years in helping local organizations build their own capacity to respond to crises when they strike.
Ebola is devastating communities in West Africa. It has already killed almost half of the people it has infected. We are stepping up our response to the disease to try to slow down the spread of infection.