The six wealthiest nations host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries shoulder most of the responsibility.
In January 2016, Oxfam worked with photographer Robert Fogarty on a unique project to amplify the voices of the people of South Sudan. A unique set of compelling portraits from South Sudanese men and women that tell stories of love, loss and renewed calls for peace for their war-torn nation.
With at least 40,000 civlians displaced by two major Boko Haram attacks in the last 6 weeks, this situation in the Diffa region of Niger is becoming a growing humanitarian crisis - a total of 280,000 people have been forced to flee their homes since the conflict began two years ago.
With world leaders meeting this September at the UN, now is the time to stand in solidarity with people forced to flee and tell them that they must commit to do more for refugees and migrants. If you agree that we all deserve to live in safety, then please Stand As One and sign our petition today.
“In the Inspection Panel's findings, the Bank is still repeatedly failing to take the most basic steps needed to avoid harm. Steps like counting how many people are affected, or making information available in local languages are still neglected," said Kate Geary, Oxfam's land rights expert.
Today we are facing a regional crisis that warrants our attention. A crisis that impacts within Somali shores and to a country dear to Somalis: Yemen.
In February and March 2014, Oxfam carried out field research in the Philippines with people displaced by typhoon Haiyan in order to inform and influence the government-led process for their relocation.
Tens of thousands of people have seen their homes flattened or damaged to such an extent that it is not safe for them to return.
Three trucks carrying tarpaulins, foam sheets, water containers, chlorine tablets and solar lamps have left Gorkhpur and another two have departed Kolkata with water filters and latrine construction materials.
A bottleneck of people and supplies at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport combined with nationwide fuel shortages, blocked roads and difficult terrain is hampering the efforts of aid agencies and emergency services to reach earthquake survivors.