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Extreme hunger has more than doubled in 10 of the world’s worst climate hotspots over past six years

Tags: Climate Change, Hunger

Less than 18 days of fossil fuel companies’ profits would cover the entire UN humanitarian appeal for 2022 Ten of the world’s worst climate hotspots – those with the highest…

Camino Verde: The Green Way

Oxfam Canada, Oxfam in Guatemala and five local partner organizations are working together to develop sustainable, small-scale enterprises headed by Indigenous women and youth.

Hurricane Iota lands a new blow onto Central America, Oxfam ready to respond

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Millions of people in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, already hit by damage from last month’s monster hurricane, Eta, are now facing an even bigger crisis from Iota, a…

Hurricane Eta: Oxfam begins response to help victims in Central America

Tags: Natural Disasters

Oxfam began delivery of humanitarian aid in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala to help those most affected by flooding and strong winds caused by Hurricane Eta, the most devastating weather phenomenon…

Oxfam Canada receives federal funding to promote the economic empowerment of Indigenous women and youth in Northern Guatemala

Tags: Women's Transformative Leadership, Women’s Economic Justice

(Ottawa) – Thanks to a contribution of $7 million from the Government of Canada, more than six thousand Indigenous women and youth in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala will improve their economic…

Oxfam supports migrant caravan stranded in Guatemala with humanitarian aid

by | Replace this with image credit information In response to this humanitarian crisis, Oxfam with its local partners is distributing 3,500 personal hygiene kits and will install 60 latrines,…

Over 12,000 people evacuated due to continued volcanic activity in Guatemala, Oxfam provides humanitarian aid

More than 12,000 people have evacuated from their homes due to the eruption of Volcán de Fuego, which continues to spew fresh torrents of lava and rocks, thick ash and clouds…

Oxfam in Guatemala is assessing its humanitarian response to “Volcano of Fire” eruption

The June 3rd eruption of the “Volcan de Fuego” in Guatemala has claimed 65 lives, displaced 3,500 people and affected at least 1.7 million people, according to local media reports.…

Latin America’s spring harvest is El Niño’s latest victim, putting millions at risk of malnutrition

Families across Latin America are running out of food and options as farmers report another failed harvest due to intense and unpredictable weather patterns compounded by El Niño. Already, El…

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