The eastern part of Aleppo has still not recovered from its near-entire destruction. People who have returned to their homes have seen water shortages add to their woes. Find out how Oxfam supports the rehabilitation of the water infrastructure and improves access to water inside Syria.
In Yemen, everyday life goes from bad to worse. The conflict that escalated in March 2015 has left nearly 19 million people - 70 per cent of the population – in need of humanitarian aid - the greatest number in any country in the world. The economy has been shattered, pushing the basics beyond the reach of many.
In December 2016, Oxfam Global Ambassador and actor Djimon Hounson traveled to North East Nigeria and met with families affected by this largely unkown humanitarian crisis. He spent time in Farm Centre Camp, Maiduguri, home to 13,000 people who have had to flee their home, and where Oxfam is providing water through solar-powered boreholes.
One person in three in the world lives in poverty.
Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
27 humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided to those working on the ground, organisations will struggle to stop famine spreadi
Levels of hunger and malnutrition could deteriorate further with many more lives lost unless there is a substantial increase in funds to help over seven million people facing hunger in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon.
South Sudan's famine is a man-made tragedy, and we are running out of time to avoid it getting worse.
Oxfam’s recent assessment on the growing global gap between the rich and the poor is shocking: just 8 men now have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people. This is a sobering and eye-opening estimate that we have calculated and released to sound the alarm yet again on the global problem of income and wealth inequality.