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.
In Myanmar, the garment industry is growing rapidly, providing jobs for around 300,000 workers. However, workers expressed concern about low wages, long hours and safety issues in a research conducted by Oxfam. Read Ei Yin Mon's story.
Oxfam’s Ethical Trading Manager, Rachel Wilshaw said “A year after the tragedy at Rana Plaza, the fight for better working conditions and pay for garment workers in countries like
In reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said: