water and sanitation

water and sanitation


Palm-fringed beaches and turquoise seas may lend the impression of an island paradise, but many of Samoa’s rural communities live below the poverty line. More than 25 per cent of the population live in “basic need” poverty, meaning they are unable to consistently afford the essentials, such as food, fuel and medicines.

Children washing their plates at an Oxfam water point, Swat valley, Pakistan

When conflict and disaster strike, we deliver high quality humanitarian aid, speedily and extensively.


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