On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
The European Parliament voted today on a resolution on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that will be negotiated at a major UN conference in New York on 2 – 27 July.
Surendrini Wijeyaratne, Humanitarian Advisor for Oxfam said:
Kate Raworth, Senior Researcher at Oxfam Great Britain introduces her discussion paper "A Safe and Just Space for Humanity: can we live within the doughnut?"
Humanity’s challenge in the 21st century is to eradicate poverty and achieve a prosperity for all within the means of the planet’s limited natural resources. In the run-up to Rio+2
The FSNAU has announced that the famine status in Somalia has ended.
In response to the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability report presented to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Addis Ababa today, Sarah Best of Oxfam said:
Senait Gebregziabher, Oxfam Country Director for Somalia said:
Oistein Thorsen, humanitarian campaigner at Oxfam International said: