More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water.
New United Nations numbers show hunger affecting 11 percent of the world’s population.
Since the beginning of the conflict in the Lake Chad Basin region in 2009, thousands of men and boys have been killed, captured or arbitrarily arrested in north-eastern Nigeria. These tragic stories are unfolding away from the headlines, as the crisis continues to affect thousands of people. Learn more and help us provide life-saving support to those who need it most.
Traumatized women and children fleeing Iraq's Tal Afar district have told Oxfam how people died walking for days through the desert in 50C heat to reach safety.
Iraq faces severe pressures on its water resources following years of conflict and under-investment in infrastructure. This research focuses on the state of water resources in Kirkuk governorate in the north of the country and identifies the main challenges that need to be addressed.
Beatrice, 19, fled the war in South Sudan with her husband and young baby after her mother was raped and killed. Today, she lives with her family in Imvepi Refugee Settlement, among other 95,000 people. She is just one of the one million South Sudanese refugees currently hosted in nearby Uganda.
A new Oxfam project, funded by the by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid “ECHO”, will help 9000 of Gaza’s most vulnerable people to address the acute humanitarian needs that are the consequences of violations of International Humanitarian Law and human rights in the Gaza Strip.
Andrew, once an industrious farmer from Pulka, Borno Estate, in Nigeria, found his life turned upside down when he was caught up in the conflict with Boko Haram and other armed groups in 2012. He and his family are becoming resilient and have learned to adapt to the challenges thanks to an "Unconditional Cash Program" supported by Oxfam.
A British High Court decision that UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia can continue gives ministers free reign to sell arms to countries even where there is clear evidence they are breaching international humanitarian law.
Yemen’s cholera outbreak could spread quickly to thousands more people with the new rainy season likely to begin in the coming days.