Tagged: humanitarian crisis

Press Release

International agency Oxfam called today for a massive and rapid global surge in the aid effort to help millions of people at acute risk of hunger and disease in South Sudan saying that the crisis has reached a ‘now or never moment’ to avoid catastrophic levels of hunger and suffering.

Press Release
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.

Press Release
Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Up to 200,000 survivors of last November’s deadly typhoon Haiyan are at risk of worsening poverty because the government plans to relocate them without sufficient consideration as to how they will later earn a living. 

Emergency Article
David de Dau. Photo: Stella Madete/Oxfam

When he was threatened at gunpoint two days after fighting broke out in South Sudan, David de Dau refused to play along. Instead, he has been using his privilege to save the lives of his neighbors.

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