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Oxfam recently started the construction of a more than 100-kilometres-long gravity-fed water supply system, that will provide safe water to some of the most remote locations in DRC.

Saving lives with water: support Oxfam’s longest ever pipeline in DRC

The Fizi territory, in the South Kivu region, is one of the most inaccessible places of DRC. And here, Oxfam is building a 96-kilometers-long gravity-fed water supply system, that taps into a river source in Mitumba mountain ranges. The project will reduce the burden on women and girls and leave them with more time to go to school and undertake other responsibilities in the community.
Oxfam female friendly latrines at a secondary school in Nepal

Supporting teenage girls after the Nepal earthquake

When Samjhana's school reopened one month after the earthquake, nothing was the same. With a partner organization we have worked to rebuild it with even better hygiene facilities than before, encouraging girls to stay in school for longer.

Nyawol Piu collects water from an Oxfam water tank in Jonglei state.

Supporting survivors of conflict in South Sudan

A power crisis, which began in December 2013, has become a nation-wide conflict, killing thousands of people and displaced millions more in South Sudan. Oxfam is responding to immediate humanitarian needs as well as long term recovery.

An Oxfam truck of livestock feed is unloaded, Siti Zone, Ethiopia

Voices of El Niño from around the world

About 60 million people across the world face worsening hunger and poverty due to droughts and crop failures in 2014/5. The situation has been exacerbated by the worst ever recorded El Niño weather system and the number of people struggling to survive is likely to rise. Hear their stories.

Water high priority in Cyclone Winston response

Access to clean water and sanitation will be one of the greatest needs in Fiji’s Tropical Cyclone Winston response, and must be prioritised, Oxfam said today. Clean water for drinking and hand washing is essential for the prevention of waterborne diseases after a disaster.

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