What We Do
Oxfam America works on the scene, helping people gain the hope, skills, and direction to create a new future. We are also active in the global arena, addressing social injustice through our advocacy, public education, and emergency assistance programs.
Clean water, emergency toilets, and hygiene kits are helping prevent the outbreak of waterborne diseases among Filipinos.
In high-altitude Peru, an irrigation system and reservoir help a family secure their future.
Oxfam is expanding its initial life-saving response to take account of longer-term needs as people return home to communities decimated by the storm.
Oxfam is racing to deliver water and sanitation services to 20,000 families to help prevent the outbreak of disease in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Fishing families from Brazil’s Pernambuco State find it hard to make a living now that they have been evicted from the islands that long supported them.