humanitarian emergencies

humanitarian emergencies

Technical volunteers erect a T11 water tank with a capacity of 11,000 liters of clean drinking water

Nepal earthquake: Our work in camps and rural areas

The people of Nepal are in dire need of shelter, clean water, food and medical treatment. Thanks to your support, we have started providing clean water and sanitation facilities to earthquake survivors in camps, and are assessing needs in rural areas.

A woman stands in front of rubbles, in Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Nepal has been struck again by a major earthquake. We are delivering clean water and hygiene equipment to thousands of people following the earthquake of 25th April. Our teams are rapidly assessing further need. We urgently need your help to save lives.

Tannese community living at Blacksands area near Port Vila.

Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu on Friday 13th March 2015 causing widespread damage to homes and livelihoods and affecting over 180,000 people. We have been providing emergency aid to the most vulnerable and are now focusing on long term recovery.

Pakistan: Immediate funding needed or disaster could worsen

While more than seven million people have been affected by the floods in Sindh since they began less than 50 days ago, Oxfam is urgently calling on the international donor community to expedite its response in order to give critical and life-saving relief to those in need.

NGOs highlight priorities ahead for the next Afghan government

Afghanistan’s next government must urgently devote greater resources to building up to 6,000 new schools, training upwards of 5,000 new midwives and professionalizing the police force to improve the lives of ordinary Afghans, aid agencies working in Afghanistan said today.
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