humanitarian emergencies

humanitarian emergencies

Louise holds a jerry-can full of clean water in Buporo camp, Eastern Congo. Louise lives next to a tap-stand provided by Oxfam. It is one of four tap-stands in Buporo camp, which supply close to 4000 people with clean water.

Humanitarian Key Facts

Humanitarian Key Facts draws attention to the scale and impact of recent humanitarian crises, and the need for both greater assistance and lasting solutions to the millions of people affected by conflict, violence and disasters.

Technical volunteers erect a T11 water tank with a capacity of 11,000 liters of clean drinking water

Nepal earthquake: Our work in camps and rural areas

The people of Nepal are in dire need of shelter, clean water, food and medical treatment. Thanks to your support, we have started providing clean water and sanitation facilities to earthquake survivors in camps, and are assessing needs in rural areas.

Women are handling stones from a collapsed school block after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. Photo: Rakesh Tuladhar/Oxfam

The two massive earthquakes that struck Nepal on 25th April and 12th May have left hundreds of thousands families without shelter and livelihoods. As the winter approaches, we urgently need your help to keep saving lives and support Nepalese people towards long term recovery.

Tannese community living at Blacksands area near Port Vila.

Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu on Friday 13th March 2015 causing widespread damage to homes and livelihoods and affecting over 180,000 people. We have been providing emergency aid to the most vulnerable and are now focusing on long term recovery.

Pakistan: Immediate funding needed or disaster could worsen

While more than seven million people have been affected by the floods in Sindh since they began less than 50 days ago, Oxfam is urgently calling on the international donor community to expedite its response in order to give critical and life-saving relief to those in need.


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