Emergency food crisis

The world is standing on the brink of an unprecedented four famines. We need to raise awareness and help those suffering from extreme hunger.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Food Security to Famine

What do words like "food insecurity" and "famine" actually mean? Our infographic explains. When we understand, we feel more motivated to help.
Food security to Famine. Learn when to act!

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As temperatures rise, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more severe. Farmers are struggling to cope. Women like Patouma are often the hardest hit, as they are left to tend small farms and families, and have fewer alternative livelihoods when crops are lost. But we can help change this reality.
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Bruno Bierrenbach Feder/Oxfam
The world is standing on the brink of an unprecedented four famines. We need to raise awareness and help those suffering from extreme hunger.    ... more
Nimo is carrying a jug with medicine against diarrhea. She has lost most of her livestock and has been suffering from diarrhea for weeks.
“This drought is leaving nothing behind. In previous droughts, we used to lose some animals, but we would always have food and water. But this is different. It is ‘sweeping away’ animals and people.”     ... more
National Change Volunteers, 2015.
APPLY today to Oxfam's National CHANGE leadership conference. Join Oxfam’s campus and community groups across the country in Ottawa this Summer. Get the tools you need to bring change to your community and the world!    ... more