In Hindeysa, Ethiopia, a well becomes a lifeline
Feature Story | Jul 18, 2011
In May 2011, Oxfam teamed up with local people to build a new water source for communities already feeling the effects of drought.
Women living with uncertainty and high food prices
Feature Story | Jul 15, 2011
The constant rise in the price of staples affects women in El Salvador on a daily basis. With gardens, some women have found a way to ease the burden.
Oxfam's cash-for-work projects help rural Ethiopians get through drought
Feature Story | Jul 13, 2011
By constructing fences, trenches, and dams that protect pasture and farmland, some Ethiopians have been able to earn a steady income for weeks at a time.
As drought tightens its grip on East Africa, new approaches needed to a long-term problem
News Update | Jul 07, 2011
More than 10 million people are facing a severe food crisis.
Guatemalan government continues to ignore ruling of human rights commission
News Update | Jun 13, 2011
Public events put spotlight on non-compliance with precautionary measures recommendation.
Swiss Re commits $1.25m to Rural Resilience Initiative in 5 Year Partnership with Oxfam and WFP
News Update | Jun 10, 2011
Saving Lives 24/7: Flood response in Senegal
Feature Story | May 18, 2011
Emergency fund allows fast response to severe flooding in suburbs of Dakar.
The right to be consulted
Feature Story | May 05, 2011
Without effective prior consultation mechanisms, human rights violation continue in the Andean region.
Oil in Ghana: Civil society groups launch country’s readiness report card
News Update | Apr 19, 2011
Civil society groups in Ghana have produced a report on the country’s readiness to deal with the challenges and meet the expectations of joining the league of oil producing nations.
In Japan, Oxfam partners support vulnerable groups
News Update | Apr 06, 2011
Oxfam working to complement government's efforts
Saving for Change members celebrate International Women’s Day
Feature Story | Mar 31, 2011
In El Salvador, opportunities to save and invest in small businesses come with training and reflection on food.
Oxfam responds as hundreds of thousands flee Ivory Coast capital
News Update | Mar 26, 2011
Fifty tons of relief supplies delivered to neighboring Liberia.
Oxfam and partners hail Ghana for enacting law on petroleum revenue
News Update | Mar 24, 2011
As Ghana joins the league of oil producing nations, Oxfam America and its local partners congratulate the country for putting in place the legal framework for ensuring judicious use of anticipated financial gains.
Solidarity and support in Japan: An interview with Oxfam's Michael Delaney
Feature Story | Mar 24, 2011
Oxfam is working to complement the massive aid effort that the Japanese government has undertaken.
Oxfam trains teams to manage water delivery in Haitian camps
Feature Story | Mar 21, 2011
In the camps where Oxfam works in Port-au-Prince, displaced people are beginning to pay for their own water.
Japan faces multiple emergencies
News Update | Mar 17, 2011
Oxfam is not mounting a major humanitarian response to the disasters in Japan, but we are seeking ways to support vulnerable groups through local organizations.
Ghana adopts West African mining principles
News Update | Mar 17, 2011
After almost two years of its enactment by West Africa’s regional body, Ghana joins Senegal in adopting the principles on mining in the region.
Feature Story | Mar 17, 2011
A new weeding tool for Cambodian rice farmers combined with innovative growing techniques leads to harvests double in size.
Disaster unfolds in Japan
News Update | Mar 15, 2011
A harvest to celebrate
Feature Story | Feb 15, 2011
An Oxfam partner in Darfur is helping boost productivity so farmers in war-torn rural areas can do more with less.