Syrian refugee crisis

Millions of refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water. Over half of them are children.

Food Companies Race to the Summit

Next week Oxfam meets with the leaders of the top ten food and beverage companies, just 24 hours after the UN's Climate Summit in New York. It's a key moment. Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger, and food companies haven’t been doing enough to tackle it.
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7 million need urgent help in South Sudan

In South Sudan, over 7 million people are at risk of food insecurity and over 4 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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Resilience in Times of Food Insecurity
Risks and vulnerability to disasters have a fundamental gender dimension. The international community should recognize women’s organizations as valued partners that can bring unique perspectives to resilience policy and practice.    ... more
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to help alleviate the suffering, including fully funding the aid response, offering refugees resettlement, and halting the transfer of arms
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to fully fund the aid response, offer refugees resettlement, and halt the transfer of arms and ammunition.    ... more
Women and children in Rafah, southern Gaza, collect water from one of the working public water taps. Photo: Oxfam
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. You can help.    ... more