A million refugees urgently need shelter, food and water
A devastating earthquake left Haiti's capital in ruins one year ago. Oxfam's Yolette Etienne describes what her country needs to recover: patience, dreams, and hard work.
Oxfam is working in earthquake-affected areas of Haiti to provide clean water and sanitation as a means to prevent serious outbreaks of disease.
With short-term work projects, grants, and loans Oxfam is helping Haitian families get back on their feet. Oxfam prioritizes women in our cash grants projects, to help them start small businesses.
Our staff explain how Oxfam's cholera response program teaches people about cholera and personal hygiene, and how Oxfam distributes relief materials and builds latrines - in order to help save lives.
In November 2010, a shadow climate tribunal took place in Delhi, India. Supported by Oxfam, the tribunal was the first of its kind to take place in India. Kota Bai was a witness at the tribunal. Meet Kota Bai and hear her story.
More than 2 million people are thought to have been affected by heavy flooding in Colombia which has destroyed close to 3,000 houses and caused damage to agricultural land, infrastructure and highways. 28 of the 32 departments in the country are currently under water.
Oxfam's Julie Schindall explains the challenge of rebuilding communities in Carrefour Feuilles – a year after Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake.
Jimmy is responsible for chlorinating Oxfam's water trucks in Port-au-Prince.
In November 2010, a shadow climate tribunal took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Supported by Oxfam, the tribunal was the first of its kind to take place in Bangladesh. Barek Majhi was a witness at the tribunal. Meet Barek and hear his story.
Eleven months after the quake, Oxfam is still providing water and sanitation to the 40,000 people living in the camp.