internally displaced people
The protracted conflict in the Lake Chad Basin has cut off millions of women and men from their livelihoods, making them dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive. Oxfam’s research in late 2017 showed that early recovery and livelihoods development are much needed and should be prioritized to promote resilience among crisis-affected communities.
Since the beginning of the conflict in the Lake Chad Basin region in 2009, thousands of men and boys have been killed, captured or arbitrarily arrested in north-eastern Nigeria. These tragic stories are unfolding away from the headlines, as the crisis continues to affect thousands of people. Learn more and help us provide life-saving support to those who need it most.
As Mosul rebuilds, all its residents must enjoy the same rights and opportunities – whatever their gender, religion, or ethnic or tribal affiliation.
Internally displaced people in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are struggling to find long-term solutions to improve their resilience to shocks in a region that has been beset by armed conflict for more than 20 years.
Two years of brutal conflict in Yemen have led to what the UN describes as the worst humanitarian situation on the globe. 60 percent of the population - 17 million people - are suffering from food insecurity and malnutrition, with nearly 7 million people facing starvation. They need your help.
In North Nigeria, the conflict with Boko Haram has forced 1.4 million people off their land. Thousands survive in camps or makeshift shelter in communities with scant resources. Looting, destruction, murder and abductions are the wounds of war. You can help.
With the latest military offensive starting any day, Oxfam is deeply concerned for the safety of families trapped in western Mosul where narrow, densely-populated streets could become a death trap.
Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the start of the conflict in Yemen. Since then, everyday life has gone from bad to worse. The war has left more than 22 million people - 75 per cent of the population - in need of humanitarian aid. The economy has been shattered, pushing the basics beyond the reach of many. You can help.
Conflict in Yemen has left thousands dead, millions homeless or hungry, and an economy in ruins. But hopes for peace talks are fading and a new approach is needed. Women and girls are particularly affected by the conflict and have a crucial role to play in building peace at the local level.
Many families in Central African Republic struggle to obtain the basic essentials such as water and food. In Bria, Oxfam is supporting vulnerable households that have lost their means of production by helping them to relaunch their economic activities.