Tagged: fishing

Emergency Article
Fishing boats destroyed in Gaza. Credit:  Mohammed Abed/Oxfam

Gaza's fishermen have been struggling to make a living for years. Restrictions on their movement and livelihoods have taken a heavy toll, and the latest escalation in violence has only made things worse.

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Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Urgent government action is needed to secure food and income for thousands of farmers and fisher men and women affected by typhoon Haiyan, said Oxfam and local partners.

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Suffering is often all the world sees of Somali people. Yet, that picture is incomplete. Petterik Wiggers photos show their love for family, celebration, humor, new life, restoration, hope and pride in the face of adversity.

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Photo: Hawa and Isaak Ahmed

Hawa and Isaak Ahmed have gone through good and bad times together. With Somalia's capital now being rebuilt after two decades of violence, Oxfam's e-Cash project helps the family move out of their precarious situation.

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Since January 2009, the government of Israel has restricted Palestinian fishing boats to three nautical miles from Gaza’s coast – a limit enforced by live fire

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Peter Abwell in his fish store. Photo: Alejandro Chaskielberg

Alejandro Chaskielberg traveled to Turkana, Kenya with Oxfam to take photographs using moonlight supplemented with artificial lighting, showing snapshots of everyday life. He met Peter Abwell, a former pastoralist who became a fisherman before starting his own business.

Campaign article
Fishing in Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Mamtaz Begum (35) lives in the village of South Tetulbaria near to the Bay of Bengal. This village relies on fishing but the changing climate is threatening this way of life, and without fishing, there is little else for them to eat. She explains her story.

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Thoung Ra stands with his wife and daughters. Credit: Timothy Herbert/OxfamAUS

A simple household water treatment system is helping poor families in Cambodia enjoy better health.

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