Refugees wait to register for a travel permit in Serbia

Thousands are fleeing to safety in Europe, including many Syrians, who will soon face a Balkans winter with few resources to cope. As we open a new humanitarian program in Serbia, we tell some of their stories.

Un réservoir d’eau installé par Oxfam au camp de réfugiés de Nyarugusu, en Tanzanie.

Tanzania is currently hosting over 110,000 Burundians within two camps, Nyarugusu and Nduta, which was recently opened to relieve overcrowding. More refugees continue to arrive in their hundreds every day and aid agencies face difficult decisions about where to use their limited resources.

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.

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Patients wailt for treatment in crowded conditions, Bwalia ‘Bottom’ Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

In 2015, 50% of Malawians are living in poverty. Yet while poverty may be a familiar issue for discussion in Malawi’s development sphere, Oxfam is today putting the spotlight on a less talked about issue, but one that threatens to severely hinder poverty reduction in the country: Malawi’s increasing inequality.