Oxfam works with local organizations and governments to save lives in emergencies and reduce future disaster risks. A key focus: help local partners strengthen their skills as first responders and as advocates for a more secure future. You can help.
Saving lives 24/7
Some disasters can’t be prevented—or imagined in advance. But as soon as they strike, Oxfam needs to be ready to respond. Lives depend on it.
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Money can be the most efficient and flexible form of assistance – and the most respectful.
Safe water, good hygiene, and improved sanitation save lives in the pandemic and everyday
For workers in Kenya who rely on daily wages to survive, the pandemic lockdown and unemployment translate into little food for their families.
Animals produce milk, fertilizer, and take on labor duties, giving families a pathway to resiliency.
Oxfam and partners assessing damage of massive storm affecting two million people.
Meet the faces behind the statistics on the pandemic-related hunger crisis