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.
In October 2010 a cholera outbreak began in Haiti. Oxfam responded in three regions, including the Artibonite river valley. In this video, our staff explain how Oxfam's cholera response program teaches people about cholera and personal hygiene, and how Oxfam distributes relief materials and builds latrines... in order to help save lives.
Read more about Oxfam's humanitarian work in Haiti: http://www.oxfam.org/haitiquake