Crisis in Gaza

Massive destruction of water and sewage systems has reduced water supply to Gaza's entire population. More than a million people desperately need clean water.

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Women and children in Rafah, southern Gaza, collect water from one of the working public water taps. Photo: Oxfam

7 million need urgent help in South Sudan

In South Sudan, over 7 million people are at risk of food insecurity and 4.9 million people in need of humanitarian aid. Please help us provide urgently needed food, water and sanitation now and prevent this crisis turning into a catastrophe.

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We need to tackle extreme inequality because is morally indefensible and socially corrosive – undermining our health, affecting our well-being, and undermining peaceful societies. It is causing economic, social and political harm to us all, rich and poor alike.
Mukuru slum, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

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Israeli and Palestinian leaders must seize the opportunity of the new ceasefire to end the violence once and for all.    ... more
All states should immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group while there is serious risk that they could be used to violate international humanitarian law.    ... more


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South Sudan, one of the most challenging places to be a humanitarian
Pieter Struijf, Oxfam’s Program Manager for Jonglei, writes about the challenges of delivering aid in rural South Sudan and the crucial role played by the local staff.    ... more
Ann Witteveen (second from left) in South Sudan with Oxfam Public Health Officer, Elizabeth (far left) and family who is living in the Minkamman refugee camp.
We interview Ann Witteveen, Oxfam Canada's Humanitarian Manager.    ... more
Syrian mother and child - Aleppo. Photo: Oxfam
Around 1,500 people a day are killed in conflicts and armed violence across the globe. Oxfam partners and staff are trying, usually against the odds, to help people cope with the terrible effects of armed violence.    ... more