A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Oxfam's Public Health Promoter Rabea Syed speaks about difficulties faced by flood affected people in a shelter run by the authority at a Polytechnic college in Khandarkale village in Nowshera, one of the worst flood hit districts in Pakistan.
We are aiming to reach around 650,000 people with clean water, sanitation kits and hygiene supplies.
Oxfam is appealing for $6 million to help people get through the immediate days and weeks and to boost recovery over the long-term.
Read more about Oxfam's humanitarian ressponse to the Pakistan floods