- New vision needed for Somalia
- Oxfam commends sustained US funding for the Horn of Africa crisis
- World Food Program and USAID join together with Oxfam America and Swiss Re in public-private partnership
- Interactive map reveals “pressure points” of food price spikes on poor communities around the world
- Aid groups warn of worsening food crisis in Somalia
- Drought worsens crisis in Somalia
- Oxfam warns that entire generation of Somali children at risk
- New deadlines not enough to finalize a 'development' trade round
- Climate impacts could reverse progress in the fight against global poverty
- Oxfam: More than 3 million face death while Berlusconi and the G8 fiddle
- The role of local institutions in adaptive processes to climate variability
- The cases of southern Ethiopia and southern Mali
- R4 Rural Resilience Initiative
- Quarterly report | July - September 2012
- A Shift in Focus: Putting the interests of Somali people first
- 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
- In Somalia, Oxfam's partner SAACID is saving the lives of thousands of children.
- A Dangerous Delay: The cost of late response to early warnings in the 2011 drought in the Horn of Africa
- 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.
- Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA) quarterly report: July 2011–September 2011
- Rural resilience series
- Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA) quarterly report: October 2010–December 2010
- Rural resilience series
- Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA) quarterly report: July - September 2010
- In this report we share detailed information on the results of this second annual offering of weather insurance, integrated into the government's social safety net for the most vulnerable populations in drought-prone Ethiopia.
- HARITA progress report: Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
- Rural resilience series
- HARITA Project Report: Nov 2007 - Dec 2009
- Rural resilience series
- People-centered resilience
- Working with vulnerable farmers towards climate change adaptation and food security
- Band aids and beyond
- Oxfam calls for a shake-up in the way the world deals with food crises in Ethiopia and beyond.
- Empty promises
- What happened to 'development' in the WTO's Doha Round?
- Suffering the Science
- Climate change, people, and poverty
- Meeting humanitarian needs on the Kenya border with Somalia
- Field Report from Southern Sudan
- Smart Development in Practice Series
- Oxfam Impact June 2006
- More than Water: Hope for the Future
- Grounds for Change
- Market volatility and declining terms of trade, along with inadequate access to infrastructure, financial resources, and market information, put sustainable livelihoods out of reach for millions of rural families.
- Oxfam Impact Special Report
- Oxfam in East Africa
- In harm's way: Oxfam America's game on rethinking natural disasters
- Take Action: Global Food Crisis
- Already 854 million people on our planet suffer from hunger. Now, as food prices climb high and fast, conditions are becoming worse and threatening the well-being of millions more people.
- A new way of life on the Dawa
- Drought is making it difficult for herding families in southern Ethiopia to earn a living from their livestock. Some people have decided to try a new approach: irrigated farming. And they are tapping the Dawa river for water.
- R4: The Rural Resilience Initiative
- Oxfam America and the UN World Food Programme launched the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative to empower rural households with integrated risk management tools.
- Water in Tigray: A dam shortens the walk
- In northern Ethiopia, women and children used to walk for hours to fetch water during the dry season. Now a new dam and lake near their homes has changed their lives.
- Burkitu: a spring of life
- In southern Ethiopia, a simple water delivery system has changed the lives of farmers and herders.
- A new tool for tackling poverty
- Using labor to pay for their premiums, poor farmers in Ethiopia earn a measure of security.
- Jalala Women's Association
- In the Shashemene District of Ethiopia, a group of women have joined forces to fight poverty in their community.
- Seedlings today, trees tomorrow
- An erosion control project in the hills of Ethiopia's Siraro District helps families and the land on which they depend.
- Climate change wake-up call
- You know about global warming. You may already be doing your part to protect the environment. But, climate change is a human issue too—it's hitting the poorest people hardest.
- Hardest hit: Survival strategies from the frontlines of climate change
- Learn how four communities around the world are fighting back against climate change, and how you can help.
- Hardest hit: Ethiopia
- A women-led early warning system helps herding families in the southern part of the country find ways to cope with drought.
Counting on the rain to continue—or weather insurance to help cover losses
For Ethiopian farmer Gidey Mehari, when the opportunity to buy weather insurance for his crops arose, he jumped at the chance.
Doubling his weather insurance, this Ethiopian farmer is happy for the security it provides
"Anything can happen," says Alemu Tadesse. And that's why he is investing in weather insurance for some of his crops.
Ethiopian farmers get a payout, easing effects of drought
With cash from the weather insurance policies they bought through an innovative program, farmers from Tigray can now plan for the future.
Rain in drought-hit East Africa brings changing humanitarian needs
Despite the rain, and the relief it brings, emergency conditions will likely last well into 2012.
In the midst of famine, children survive with the help of Oxfam partner SAACID
Community therapeutic care centers across Somalia's capital are admitting more than 3,000 malnourished children every week.
Nine hectares of hope: an irrigation project promises better harvests for Ethiopian farmers
With the help of an Oxfam partner, local farmers have tapped well water to nourish their fields in the Central Rift Valley.
Where there's water, there's hope: Tapping the potential of a river in West Arsi
For more than 400 farmers along the Gurracho River, water now flows in abundance to their fields through a new irrigation system.
With insurance, loans, and confidence, this Ethiopian farmer builds her resilience
Selas Samson Biru is using her entrepreneurial spirit--and the security she has from her insurance--to build a more secure future for her family.
With irrigation, herders in southern Ethiopia turn to farming
A small-scale irrigation project along the banks of the Dawa River is helping some herders grow enough food to feed their families--even as drought ravages much of the southern Ethiopia region.
In northern Ethiopia, weather insurance offers a buffer against drought
A growing number of families have signed up for weather insurance to protect their crop investments from insufficient rainfall.
Oxfam's cash-for-work projects help rural Ethiopians get through drought
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.
With sheep and savings, women in North Shewa work to improve the lives of their families
As Yeshi Senyi's flock of sheep has grown, so has her hope for the future.
Outwitting the fox: Women join forces to tackle poverty
Oxfam’s Coco McCabe reports from Ethiopia on the efforts of a group of women in the Shashemene district to pool their resources and strengthen their community.
Oxfam helps Ethiopians tackle hunger today by planting trees for tomorrow
An erosion control project in the hills of the Siraro District is helping families preserve the land on which they depend.
With the help of a few sheep, women improve lives of their families
In North Shewa, Ethiopia, sheep are an important household asset.
A traditional form of help allows families to rebuild herds in Ethiopia
Families share the offspring from their small herds with neighbors in need.
Millions face hunger as drought sweeps East Africa
Oxfam America is responding to the crisis with emergency assistance that includes food and cash-for-work programs that aim to help about 350,000 people.