A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Through the “Alternative Ways of Working” approach, and with our local partner WASDA, we have been able to support communities in Lower and Middle Juba in a variety of new ways. These photos give an insight into some of the work.
We have worked with the local WASH committee to build latrines that are more suitable to the needs of the local community.
Since early in 2005, Oxfam has carried out research in the affected communities of India and Sri Lanka, laying the groundwork for programs, capturing observations and experiences of