Emergencies

Disaster Response

Oxfam can only launch a rapid response to crisis and disasters around the world because we have funds ready. However, we still need funds to help us respond straight away to new emergencies and continue working in over 30 disasters worldwide. Oxfam’s work continues long after disaster strikes, including rebuilding livelihoods, managing conflict and providing […]

Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Over 900,000 Rohingya people have fled violence in Myanmar to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. Almost a quarter are pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five. Sixty percent are children under 18. Crowded together in makeshift camps with little or no food, shelter and clean drinking water, the risk of waterborne diseases […]

Syria conflict crisis

More than half the Syrian population is in need of humanitarian assistance. More than 400,000 people have been killed in the conflict and millions of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War. Oxfam estimates it has reached over two million people in the […]