More than a million refugees in need of food, water and shelter
Bonnie Wright Oxfam Ambassador visited Senegal in July 2012 to shed light on the food crisis affecting the Sahel region of West Africa. She looks at how Oxfam and you can help make a difference. www.sahel2012.org
Malian musician Afel Bocoum who worked with Damon Albarn on Mali Music Unplugged describes the food crisis affecting his country and the wider Sahel region of West Africa.
Bamako. A brand new track recorded for Mali Music Unplugged -- a special performance from the Sahel with Afel Bocoum and Damon Albarn, to raise awareness of the Sahel food crisis.
Some 10 million people – 44 percent of the population of Yemen – do not have enough food to eat. Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports on the worsening humanitarian situation there.
"A Short Film About Guns" examines the illegal arms trade and how it functions across the globe, features four experts on arms trafficking who recount their varying first hand experiences with the black market trade in areas of conflict.
In a passionate video appeal to governments negotiating an Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations until the 27th July, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia called on them to "make history in the next few days and change the world for the better."
One year since we announced our East Africa food crisis appeal, we bring you this incredible video capturing a Turkana community's delight as Oxfam builds them a borehole, bringing desperately needed fresh water to this village in Northern Kenya.
Watch Lydia share her story of armed violence with Helen Mirren, then join the Control Arms Campaign's call for a strong Arms Trade Treaty.
Four arms experts kick off the conversation by answering the question: what does a gun mean to you? Join the call to support a bulletproof Arms Trade Treaty.
An appeal from film director Ali Mostafa on behalf of Oxfam on the need for action on the Sahel food crisis affecting 18 million people. To act go to http://sahel2012.org