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.
In response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria and the regional refugee crisis today, Andy Baker, who leads Oxfam's response to the crisis in Syrian and Iraq, said:
Yemen is a country in continuous crisis. More than half its population live below the poverty line and are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
International agency Oxfam today flew out a seven strong team of experts to Iraq to set up an aid program to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes in recent days.
In response to the agreement between President Salva Kiir and Opposition leader Riek Machar at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development<
In response to the Letter from African Leaders
As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan
On Thursday 15 May the Ministry of Health announced 18 confirmed cases of cholera in various locations across Juba. The source of the disease is not yet known.
Oxfam in Nigeria has been watching very closely the unfolding situation of the missing girls in Chibok community of Borno State.
Speaking in response to the South Sudan peace deal, head of Oxfam in the country Cecilia Millan said:
In reaction to the suspension of South Sudan mediation talks in Addis Ababa, Oxfam’s Acting Country Director in South Sudan, David Crawford, said: