emergency response

emergency response

Matarisu village-Sandi and three sons, Wilkins, William and Philip n front of their house damaged by cyclone Pam Photo credit: Groovy Banana/Oxfam AUS

Cyclone Pam: Three months on

On Friday 13th March 2015, a devastating, Cyclone hit Vanuatu. We responded straight away, distributing emergency relief items such as clean water, shelter and hygiene kits and our teams have continued to deliver essential aid.

A woman gives a glass of water to a child, in Bor, South Sudan. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

You save lives: help make the invisible visible

ECHO and Oxfam have collaborated together on an innovative communications project to highlight the experiences of displaced people and how humanitarian aid save lives. Find out what we achieved.

Two men avoid flooded land in fields, Pakistan

Pakistan floods - our response

In 2010 Pakistan was struck by its worst ever natural disaster, one fifth of the country was inundated by floodwater causing massive damage to infrastructure.

Aid experts dispatched after super typhoon Haiyan

We have dispatched a team of experts on the ground in the Philippines today after typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) hit on 8 November to assess the water, public health and sanitation conditions of those affected.


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