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.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated as Cyclone Phailin hit India's coast on Saturday, 12 October. Estimates were that some 12 million people were going to be affected.
Global food prices will more than double within 20 years, as a new age of crisis forces the collapse of our global food system.
This report is a contribution to the Oxfam campaign ‘Grow: Food.Life.Planet’. It explores a range of scenarios for food p