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.
This photo set by Oistein Thorsen, Oxfam Humanitarian Campaigner, documents his recent trip to Province Orientale in Democratic Republic of Congo with Oxfam. The communities in this isolated part of the country are particularly vulnerable to attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Photos from March 2011.