More than 10 million people – half of them children – are in need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq, and 3.4 million people have been displaced by conflict. We are scaling our response to provide people feeling the fighting in Mosul with clean water, toilets and other vital aid. Help us reach more people.
Two years of extended fighting has forced thousands of people to seek refuge in Nyal and the islands surrounding it. Many must regularly walk long distances alone in search of aid and food. We are assisting them to access free and safe travel by training canoe operators and distributing vouchers for transport.
For 40 years, the Quechua communities in Peru have lived with contaminated rivers, and poor health as a result of oil drilling. Teddy Guerra is leading the effort to obtain integral land rights for his community before any more concessions are given to oil companies. Read his story and sign the petition.
One person in three in the world lives in poverty.
Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Oxfam has displayed hundreds of migrants life jackets this week in four European cities to call on the EU to radically change their course on migration.
The European Union’s response to migration is just creating more problems and causing unnecessary suffering to vulnerable people on the move.
Across Iraq, we estimate there are now about 3.4 million displaced people - half of them children and many forced to move on several times - and their ranks are about to swell: fighting in Mosul could trigger the displacement of between 500,000 and 1.5 million more people.
Families face a terrible choice between staying in ISIS-controlled areas where many have reportedly suffered extreme violence and food shortages, or risk explosive devices and bullets to escape the fighting. Here's one family's story.