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.
food prices spikes
In response to Glencore director saying the US drought was good for business:
In reaction to today’s USDA Crop Report, Eric Munoz, senior policy advisor for Oxfam America, made the following statement:
Millions of the world’s poorest people will face devastation from today’s rocketing food prices because the global food system is fatally flawed and policy-makers can’t find the courage to fix it. Developing countries are bracing themselves for the worst.