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.
Five years after the beginning of the conflict in Syria the war shows no sign of abating. Today, half the pre-conflict population of 22 million Syrians have fled their homes and more than 13.5 million people are in need of your help.
Lack of funds and limited relief stocks will severely hamper the Pakistan government’s and aid agencies’ ability to respond to further flooding this monsoon season, a consortium of 51 international and more than 150 national humanitarian organisations warned today.
Oxfam has been working in Haiti since 1978.