Actress Charlyne Yi fights hunger with Oxfam
Feature Story | Sep 16, 2010
For the "Paper Heart" star, filming Oxfam America’s new video brought a real-life change in perspective.
Waiting for justice
Feature Story | Sep 14, 2010
In Peru, indigenous people are awaiting legislation that would uphold their rights—rights to be consulted about oil, gas, mining, and other economic development projects on their lands.
The children of the floods
Feature Story | Sep 07, 2010
When Mubashar Hasan, an Oxfam communications coordinator, set out for Nowshera district to report on the state of children in the tent camps of Pakistan, he was braced for the worst. What he found was unexpected.
In camps, concerns about the future
Feature Story | Aug 30, 2010
As floodwaters displace communities in Pakistan, Oxfam provides clean water and sanitation to hundreds of thousands living in tent camps. But it's crucial that we help families return to their homes.
On Katrina anniversary, Oxfam and partners rededicate themselves to Gulf recovery
News Update | Aug 27, 2010
On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, lessons learned from that disaster and victories gained in the years since, offer those responding to the oil spill hope.
Tired and soaked: delivering aid in Upper Swat
Feature Story | Aug 24, 2010
Qasim Berech, a public health specialist with Oxfam in Pakistan, wrote to us of his team’s journey to an isolated city in Upper Swat.
Life on the edge in Layyah camp
Feature Story | Aug 18, 2010
In a district of Pakistan where thousands have lost their homes to flooding, an Oxfam partner organization provides hygiene kits and other essential aid.
With small but steady steps, Haitians work to make better lives for themselves in the countryside
Feature Story | Aug 12, 2010
A key to decentralizing Haiti is to create more opportunities in its rural regions.
Sewing for Change
Feature Story | Aug 09, 2010
Women from small savings groups win their share of a national bid.
Oxfam aids survivors of Pakistan floods
News Update | Aug 01, 2010
Oxfam and partners are supporting rescue services and working to prevent outbreaks of deadly disease.
Recovery in Haiti: Building jobs and basic services
News Update | Jul 16, 2010
In the coming months, Oxfam will work with Haitians on projects aimed at improving basic services in the capital as well as supporting people's ability to earn a salary.
Now we know
Feature Story | Jul 15, 2010
A collaboration between local citizens’ committees and officials in Peru shows how communities can create lasting change by holding governments accountable.
A place to call home?
Feature Story | Jul 13, 2010
A new camp in Haiti provides safety but no clear future.
Things will get better: rebuilding livelihoods in Carrefour Feuilles
Feature Story | Jul 12, 2010
An earthquake survivor tells the story of her small but growing business.
In villages of Niger, hunger weakens people and animals
Feature Story | Jul 08, 2010
Rains are desperately needed for farmers across the Sahel. But in some places, the rain will also make it very difficult to deliver vital aid.
Chevron shareholders vote for transparency
News Update | Jul 01, 2010
At Chevron’s annual meeting, shareholders representing approximately 160 million shares voted in favor of a proposal calling for a transparent payment disclosure policy.
Food crisis grips Sahel region of West Africa, 10 million affected
Feature Story | Jun 30, 2010
Poor rains last year reduced the size of harvests and dried out pastureland across the region.
Tropical storm Agatha leaves more than 170 dead and 100 missing in Central America
News Update | Jun 30, 2010
The rainy season has only just begun in Central America, but tropical storm Agatha has already lashed Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
With 17 guests, one Haitian family reflects the struggles of many in the months since the quake
Feature Story | Jun 28, 2010
In the town of Saint Michel, the Perards have opened their doors to a stream of relatives and friends who fled the destroyed capital.
Fishermen prepare for the worst with BP oil spill
Feature Story | Jun 25, 2010
Gulf Coast communities deal with the spill's impact on livelihoods and worry about the recovery process.