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.
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.
We are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene facilities for thousands of refugees living in Bubukwanga transit center, western Uganda.
This paper addresses the role of Russia as a humanitarian aid donor in the context of the increasing participation in international aid of so-called ‘new’, ‘emerging’ (or ‘re-emerging’), or
Many people in the Oxfam team have incredible life stories, and some know exactly what it's like to be a refugee. Meet James Dafallah, an Oxfam public health worker.
Oxfam has sent 25 tons of aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, which should help some 100,000 people with water and sanitation.
Twenty five tons of aid equipment to help Syrian refugees was loaded at Oxfam’s warehouse in Bicester, Oxfordshire today (Thursday, 13 June) and will be flown to Jordan on Saturday.
Oxfam is supporting international efforts to assess needs in Patukhali, Barguna and Bhola, the three districts worst hit by Cyclone Mahasen that hit Bangladesh on 16 May.