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.
Your gift to Oxfam’s Saving Lives 24/7 Fund will go directly toward our emergency work, present and future, so that when crises erupt, we're ready to spring into action.
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Oxfam assisting survivors with clean water, soap, emergency latrines
Six years since the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition entered the war in Yemen (with US support), the conflict, a pandemic, and a fuel crisis are pushing families to the brink.
Oxfam continues its work to assist families surviving a decade of war in Syria.
It’s been a year since the pandemic began, and Oxfam has reached millions of people with lifesaving help, thanks to you. Together, here’s what we’ve done.
Danger—from hurricanes, earthquakes, and violence to COVID-19—is a daily fact of life in El Salvador, but women like Morena del Carmen De León Martínez are making a difference.