This briefing makes the case that public health campaigns involving community engagement and social mobilization are key aspects of reducing transmission rates, and require appropriate prioritization in the international response.
Mistrust, rumor and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive, the aid agency Oxfam is warning.
As winter approaches, hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees living in makeshift camps in Lebanon are facing freezing weather and struggling to survive the storm.
More troops, funding and medical staff are urgently needed if we have a hope of stopping Ebola spiralling out of control, international agency Oxfam warns today.
10 year old Nesma used to enjoy going to school. But now school is a constant reminder that her home is gone: Her family sleeps in a classroom as their house was completely destroyed during the 50 days of war.
Oxfam is calling for a concerted international effort to stop Ebola and is calling for military logistical support.
Ziyaad Mohamed Hamed has been driving trucks filled with clean drinking water for thousands of families who have fled their homes in Gaza, in extremely difficult and dangerous conditions. Despite the ceasefire, there remain enormous humanitarian needs in Gaza.
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.
Despite a pause in the month-long bombardment, the people of Gaza are facing a critical public health crisis due to the destruction and contamination of Gaza’s water supply, worldwide develop
The crisis in Gaza is fast spiralling out of control with water supplies critically low and a public health crisis imminent, Oxfam warned today