humanitarian assistance

humanitarian assistance

Upper Nile Refugee Crisis

Starting in November 2011, thousands of refugees fleeing aerial bombardments and food shortages in Blue Nile, Sudan, arrived in Maban County, in Upper Nile state, South Sudan.

North Mali: alarming humanitarian situation following months of hardship

A serious food security crisis is developing in the Gao region of northern Mali due to a shortage of cereals on the market, rocketing food prices and restricted access. An Oxfam survey has found that up to 80 per cent of adults have reduced their daily food intake, in order to allow their children to eat at least twice a day.

Millions of Pakistanis struggle to survive as floods crisis continues

Six months after floods devastated Sindh and parts of Balochistan province, millions of Pakistanis still need help to survive, international and national aid agencies warned today. The coalition of agencies also said that a lackluster response from the international funders is seriously threatening flood hit communities' chances of coping with the next monsoon season and called on the Pakistani government to boost its efforts to limit the impact of future disasters.

Oxfam at work in China provinces affected by floods

Continuous heavy rain has caused problems including flooding and landslides in at least 12 provinces in China since June, affecting 200 million people. Oxfam has been working in Guizhou and Yunnan in recent weeks, bringing badly needed humanitarian relief.

Oxfam team assesses the damage in south Chile

Oxfam's assessment of the damage of Saturday's earthquake to the south of Chile is now well underway. Our team of logisticians and water engineers split in two and headed for two locations – Constitución and Concepcion.

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