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.
More than 370,000 Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh in the last four weeks, resulting in a large-scale humanitarian crisis. Oxfam has started to respond with life-saving essentials including clean drinking water, sanitation facilities and plastic sheets for shelter to 200,000 people.
Two years of war have plunged Yemen into one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and put the country at risk of famine. Now it is at the mercy of a deadly and rapidly spreading cholera epidemic that if not contained will threaten the lives of thousands of people in the coming months. Help us stop the spread now.
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.
After completing a fact-finding mission in Cuba to identify those most in need, Oxfam is working with partners and Cuban officials to respond to the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma.
One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants.
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.