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.
UN climate change conference
Oxfam joined civil society organizations from around the world to demand the member governments of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) take decisive action urgently on climate change.
At the most recent UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico in December 2010, governments saved the global climate negotiations from collapse.