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.
The number of refugees arriving in Europe needs to be put in perspective, Oxfam said today, calling on wealthy states to help refugees and poor communities in countries neighboring Syria.
Are you a humanitarian? Humanitarian Aid Workers come from all places and all walks of life. For the occasion of World Humanitarian Day 2015 we talked to some of the Humanitarian Aid Workers in South Sudan about what makes them humanitarians and what drives them to help others.
Humanitarian Key Facts draws attention to the scale and impact of recent humanitarian crises, and the need for both greater assistance and lasting solutions to the millions of people affected by conflict, violence and disasters.
The Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance (PEFSA) recently conducted research in Badin and Sanghar to assess the impact of each modality i.e.
The international community must support the Nepalese government to grasp a golden opportunity to rebuild the country and make it more resilient to future disasters.
The conflict in the Central African Republic has forced 1 million people to flee their homes. We provide essential humanitarian support to the internally displaced.
Humanitarian agencies are calling on the international community to support a lasting solution that could save the lives of millions of civilians in Yemen, as the United Nations prepares to host peace talks on Sunday June 14th in Geneva.
The number of refugees arriving in Tanzania has risen exponentially over the past week as people pour over Burundi’s borders, with new arrivals citing fear of violence and intimidation as primary reasons for leaving.
Cecilia Keizer, Oxfam’s country director in Nepal said: “This is a double disaster leaving many of the survivors of the first earthquake shocked and fearful of further tremors.
With the beginning of the five-day humanitarian pause in air strikes in Yemen, Grace Ommer, Oxfam Country Director in Yemen said: