Tagged: water and sanitation

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Food distribution in Zimbabwe. Credit: Oxfam

Zimbabwe is facing a humanitarian crisis of massive proportions with almost half the population struggling to eat one meal a day. Oxfam is delivering food to reach some 150,000 vulnerable people.

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Amid rising casualties, Oxfam’s partners on the ground are are trying to respond to the mounting human cost of the escalating violence. Vital water and sanitation infrastructure has also been destroyed or badly damaged by Israeli airstrikes.

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Photo: Tom Greenwood/Oxfam

Working with the local community, we helped bring clean and reliable water and sanitation to Kobuan, a coastal settlement in central Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

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Mingkaman IDPs camp, Awerial, South Sudan. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan

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Asha collects water supplied by Oxfam. Photo: Oxfam

As “World Water Day” is marked 22 March with events around the world, today millions of Somalis remain in danger by simply taking a drink of water.

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Oxfam aid distribution, Cebu, Philippines. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam is urgently trying to reach 500,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Here are some photos of our distribution of hygiene and water kits in Cebu and Leyte.

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Serious public health concerns need to be immediately addressed in Sagbayan Municipality, and neighboring areas, where the greatest number of people living without adequate quantities of safe water and sanitation facilities are located.

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We are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene facilities for thousands of refugees living in Bubukwanga transit center, western Uganda.

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James Dafallah, Oxfam public health worker. Photo: Alun McDonald/Oxfam

James Dafallah was a refugee living in camps in Ethiopia since he was 9 years old. Now, he has returned to South Sudan and joined Oxfam as public health worker.

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Oxfam has sent 25 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, which should help some 100,000 people with water and sanitation.

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