Juliana Akwero moved to Juba with her husband and two children in June this year to find a new threat. A cholera outbreak was just beginning, this is how toilets and basic sanitation are helping the community to save lives by preventing future outbreaks.
Oxfam has reached over 1.4 million people in Ebola affected countries since the start of our response in May 2014. Today, the Ebola outbreak is easing—but it is not over. We are working with partners and communities to track down cases and prevent new hotspots from emerging. We can not stop fighting the Ebola outbreak until we get to zero cases in West Africa.
Hand washing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of disease.
This paper outlines priorities for successful and sustainable community-based health systems. It provides specific recommendations for the Ebola Recovery Pledging Conference in July 2015.
This briefing describes how the Ebola recovery process needs to strengthen public health services, including WASH improvements in schools, slum areas and more broadly to make WASH provision sustainable in communities.
This research report examines the differing impacts of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia on women, men, girls and boys.
Tens of thousands of people have seen their homes flattened or damaged to such an extent that it is not safe for them to return.
Oxfam today stepped up its relief effort to help an initial 350,000 people hit by the earthquake in Nepal, providing clean water, toilets and shelter to thousands of people.
Oxfam is the lead agency on the design of the new water network inside Za’atari camp which will provide refugees in with more equitable access to adequate amounts of good quality water by establishing connections at the household level.
Oxfam warns that the international community should push for an immediate ceasefire and allow aid into the country.