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A woman waits for food in Mingkaman, Lakes state, April 2014. Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

From Crisis to Catastrophe

Without an end to the fighting – and unless more aid can be delivered to those who need it – famine remains a serious threat in South Sudan in 2015. By committing to more vigorous diplomacy and swift action, the world has the chance to prevent that. 

A woman and a child walk among the rubble in a village in Eastern Samar, after the typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Credit: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

A Sign of Things to Come

As part of its food and climate justice campaign, Oxfam commissioned researchers to examine the impact of four extreme weather events on vulnerable people, exploring when and why threats emerge.

Water delivery in a school, in Gaza

Delivering safe water in Gaza, despite the danger

The bombing of the past six weeks has caused massive damage to Gaza's water supplies. Oxfam and local partner YEC deliver safe drinking water to thousands of people who have taken refuge in schools and other shelters across Gaza. 

Children washing their plates at an Oxfam water point, Swat valley, Pakistan

When conflict and disaster strike, we deliver high quality humanitarian aid, speedily and extensively.

Oxfam marks 60 years of working in India

Oxfam India’s CEO Nisha Agrawal is in the UK this week to mark 60 years of Oxfam working in India, responding to emergencies and helping to pull millions of people out of poverty.

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