Every day, hundred of thousands of people are forced to flee to escape war, violence, famine and disasters. Yet many governments have turned their backs, and are not taking anything close to their fair share of responsibility. Find on our interactive map where are the vast majority of refugees worlwide and take action now.
All around the world, war, violence, poverty, famine and disasters force ordinary people from their homes every day, as they desperately search for safety and protection. Many have left everything behind and end up living in squalid conditions with not enough food, clean water or proper sanitation. You can help.
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.
The international agency said the US and others are putting the interests of the pharmaceutical industry above the lives of people around the globe. Oxfam is calling on the UN Secretary General and world leaders to make delivering affordable medicines a priority in 2018.
Oxfam is preparing to respond to the likely humanitarian needs of people now being hit by Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic. Much of the country is already saturated after the recent heavy rains caused by Hurricanes Irma and José.
The face of drought in Wajir County, in Kenya’s north is ugly. Oxfam is on the ground, reaching the most affected with the emergency help they need to survive.