On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
To set the tone for a successful climate agreement at the UN talks in December, the G7 must lead the world in setting out clear plans for a just transition away from coal.
Family farming and small-scale agriculture play an important role in food production. However, limited access to resources such as land, water, seeds, and finance can be a barrier for these farmers to access markets under equitable conditions.
East African heads of state are meeting in the Tanzanian capital Dar Es Salaam on May 30-31 to discuss resolutions to the on-going conflict in Burundi.
Oxfam is concerned that the progress in fighting hunger is slowing down. We must not lose sight of the fact that in 2015 there are still 795 million people not getting enough to eat in a world of plenty. This is unjust and inexcusable.
Amid the devastation and din of war, every day people like Reuben and Nyalwak are quietly working to rebuild their lives, to break the cycle of conflict and build a better future for their children.
Cultivating on arid land
The first impression one gets from Mbatakapidu Village, Sub-dist
Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season' since fighting began.
Today the European Parliament’s Environment Committee approved a deal with EU governments to cap the amount of harmful biofuels used to meet renewable energy targets.
An estimated 90,000 people have fled to Nyriol County and its surrounds since conflict started in South Sudan.