Oxfam’s Cash for Work (CFW) programme is providing short-term employment to vulnerable families in Sindhupalchowk, a severely affected district where more than 3,500 people died and more than 99% houses were damaged.
Elena came to own her own restaurant after joining an Oxfam women's support group in 2011. She did well for several months but is now struggling as inflation threatens small business owners accross South Sudan, but despite this Elena remains hopeful of sucess and of helping to rebuild Rumbek.
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.
After eight years of the blockade, Gaza's unemployment rate is the highest in the world. We are working with partners to help people to recover their livelihoods after the conflict, during which many small businesses were destroyed.
On the west bank of the White Nile lies Terekeka, a small bustling town in Central Equato
The ICIJ’s exposure of immense human suffering around the world, linked to World Bank funding, should finally wake the Bank up to the reality of its failures.
In 2014, after unprecedented destruction and suffering in Gaza, international donors pledged $3.5 billion and a change in approach. Six months later, reconstruction and recovery have barely begun.
Increasingly, development money is being channelled through third parties such as banks or private equity funds. This report tells the human story behind the high finance and statistics.
Water is life. Water is on everyone’s mind, and as we observe World Water Day on 22 March, the time has come for us to take action and find ways to conserve this limited resource so that future generations can also make use of it.
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.