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.
Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed in 2005, yet southern Sudan remains one of the poorest regions on earth.
There are fears that unless the international community acts now, Sudan could once again face serious instability. Our report Rescuing the Peace in Southern Sudan from Oxfam calls for immediate action to bolster the fragile peace process.
Caroline Gluck, our Humantarian Press Officer, visited the area in January 2010. Her photos show a people still hoping peace will bring economic benefits and development.