The reconstruction of earthquake-stricken Haiti has proceeded at “a snail’s pace” leaving more than half a million people still homeless two years later, international aid agency Oxfam said today.
International aid agency Oxfam today warned that a disease outbreak is “waiting to happen” unless authorities quickly manage the shortage of water supply and address sanitation needs.
Millions of people in West Africa could be protected from a serious food crisis if preparations are scaled up across the region, Oxfam said today.
As more heads of state publicly support the military action in Somalia, Oxfam called on international leaders to refocus on addressing the crippling famine in the country.
The new escalation in fighting and insecurity along the Kenya-Somalia border risks increasing the suffering for civilians already devastated by drought and conflict, international agency Oxfam said today, three months since famine was announced in Somalia.
Oxfam Australia has seen a dramatic rise in the level of public donations to its Horn of Africa famine appeal following the announcement of the Government’s initiative to match dollar-for-dollar donations to the crisis.
Kenya’s Prime Minister will be the first world leader to sign a ground-breaking Charter that would make deadly food crises like the one gripping East Africa a thing of the past
This week, Oxfam Ambassador Actress Scarlett Johansson visited Kenya to see the devastating impact of the drought in East Africa.
Lives must be put before politics in famine-affected Somalia, a group of 20 aid agencies said today in an open letter.
While more than seven million people have been affected by the floods in Sindh since they began less than two months ago, Oxfam is urgently calling on the international donor community to speed up its response to give critical and life-saving relief to those in need.