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.
As we reported in the one-year progress report, Oxfam raised approximately $98 million for its three-year earthquake response pr
In years of responding to disasters, the destruction and logistical challenges caused by Haiti’s earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010, were among the worst Oxfam has ever encountered.
As we come to the end of 2009 and the closure of Oxfam’s tsunami response, it is an appropriate time to reflect on what was achieved, and what lessons are to be drawn from Oxfa