Saving Money and Lives: The Human Side of U.S. Food Aid Reform
Briefing Paper | Mar 29, 2012
A joint report from Oxfam America and American Jewish World Service shows that more than 17 million people could receive life-saving food aid at no additional cost to US taxpayers if Congress cuts red-tape in the US Farm Bill.
Oxfam’s work with water
Brochure | Mar 22, 2012
At a UN General Assembly in July 2010, 122 nations declared access to clean water and sanitation a human right.
Local capacity in humanitarian response: Vision or mirage?
Research Report | Mar 14, 2012
The absence of empowered local participation in emergency response has been recognized by most actors in the humanitarian sector. It has been documented in the evaluations of major responses from the African Great Lakes wars in the ‘90s to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 – and it will undoubtedly be a key finding when the humanitarian sector reviews its earthquake response in Haiti.
Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA) quarterly report: October 2011–December 2011
Research Report | Feb 28, 2012
Rural resilience series
A Shift in Focus: Putting the interests of Somali people first
Briefing Paper | Feb 21, 2012
More than six months after the UN declared a famine, Somalia is still in the throes of its worst humanitarian crisis in decades, with 31 per cent of the population estimated to be in crisis.
Fighting hunger in Mogadishu
Oxfam Impact | Feb 07, 2012
In Somalia, Oxfam's partner SAACID is saving the lives of thousands of children.
OXFAMExchange, Winter 2012
Oxfam Exchange | Feb 07, 2012
What if development took the kind of time and commitment it takes to raise a child? (It does.)
Crises in a New World Order: Challenging the humanitarian project
Research Report | Feb 07, 2012
The growing number of vulnerable people, the rise in disasters, and the failure to put most fragile states on the path to development, will significantly increase needs.
R4 Rural Resilience Initiative: Partnership for resilient livelihoods in a changing climate
Research Report | Jan 24, 2012
Oxfam America and the World Food Programme launch a partnership for resilient livelihoods in a changing climate.
Left behind by the G20?
Briefing Paper | Jan 19, 2012
How inequality and environmental degradation threaten to exclude poor people from the benefits of economic growth
A Dangerous Delay: The cost of late response to early warnings in the 2011 drought in the Horn of Africa
Research Report | Jan 18, 2012
More than 13 million people are still affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa. There were clear early warning signs many months in advance, yet there was insufficient response until it was far too late.
Haiti Progress Report 2011: Summary
Fact Sheet | Jan 10, 2012
This report summarizes Oxfam's continued response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Haiti Progress Report 2011
Research Report | Jan 10, 2012
Two years after the most powerful earthquake in Haiti in 200 years, Oxfam remains committed to rebuilding with the people of Haiti.
Haiti: The slow road to reconstruction
Briefing Note | Jan 10, 2012
Two years after the earthquake
In need of a better WASH: Water, sanitation, and hygiene policy issues in post-earthquake Haiti
Research Report | Dec 31, 2011
This research initiative examined Haiti’s water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector before and following the January 12, 2010 earthquake, and the work of the WASH cluster following the earthquake, in the context of effectiveness, equity, and accountability.
Brochure | Dec 31, 2011
Each member counts
The politics of partnership: How donors manage risk while letting recipients lead their own development
Research Report | Dec 13, 2011
This paper provides recommendations for the US government as it continues grappling with ways of improving foreign aid, taking lessons from successful donor partnerships with recipient countries.
Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA) quarterly report: July 2011–September 2011
Research Report | Nov 30, 2011
Rural resilience series
Oxfam Fact Sheet: Food Crisis in East Africa
Fact Sheet | Nov 01, 2011
Across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, a severe drought and food crisis have ensnared more than 13 million people. Get the facts and find out what you can do to help.
Oxfam America's Saving for Change program in West Africa
Brochure | Oct 31, 2011
Saving for Change is Oxfam America’s signature savings-led microfinance program. Members—primarily women living in rural communities—form a group that saves, lends, and pays dividends to its members. Group members elect their own leadership, set their bylaws, and decide collectively how to achieve their goals.