At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations. We provide life-saving essentials in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster and to people affected by conflict, as well as long-term development support. You can help.
Irregular rains in 2009 have led to a severe lack of pasture, water and a poor harvest in Niger. Oxfam is distributing food and supplies and buying weak livestock from herders at above market levels.
A structural vulnerability, the lack of rain and crop failure is leaving the central area of Chad in a critical situation of food security. Resources are scarce and ever more pressing needs.
Water is an essential element for people every day – for drinking, cooking, farming and more.
A simple household water treatment system is helping poor families in Cambodia enjoy better health, as Oxfam's Maureen Bathgate learned during a recent visit.
Bolivia is a country particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.