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.
The M23 has been defeated militarily and today are set to sign a peace agreement with the government, but dozens of armed groups remain in eastern DRC, exposing civilians to daily violence.
Continued support from the Somali diaspora is essential for Somalia to successfully emerge from its protracted humanitarian emergency and build the foundations for its long-term development.
Serious public health concerns need to be immediately addressed in Sagbayan Municipality, and neighboring areas, where the greatest number of people living without adequate quantities of safe water and sanitation facilities are located.
Oxfam ships 20 tons of emergency water and sanitation aid to Syria. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far to help us provide these desperately needed supplies and equipment.
Syrian and Jordanian runners are today (Friday) due to run 10 kilometers as part of the Samsung Amman International Marathon and to highlight their solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria.
More than 9,000 people are being helped by International agency Oxfam through its partners with safe water, following the earthquake.
Our Acting Country Director in Somalia, Ed Pomfret, explains why Barclay's must keep open the 'Somalia lifeline' of remittances.
Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat – with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the home.
Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael García Bernal has taken time out from filming on location in Jordan to meet Syrian refugees.
Meet Liqaa' is a 23 year old refugee from Syria, now living in Za'atari refugee camp, in Jordan, and the face of the joint agency petition calling for Syria peace talks now.