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Oxfam Canada launches new program to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mozambique and Uganda

Tags: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Thanks to a contribution of $19.6 million from the Government of Canada and close to $1 million from Oxfam Canada’s generous supporters, more than 370,000 marginalized and vulnerable young women…

Climate-fuelled Cyclone Eloise compounded by COVID-19 leaves over 260,000 in urgent humanitarian need: Oxfam

Tags: Climate Change, Natural Disasters

Cyclone Eloise, which recently hit the Sofala province in central Mozambique, has left over 260,000 people in desperate need of humanitarian aid, said Oxfam. Around 142,00 hectares of land and…

Innovation meets expertise: Oxfam’s clean water projects around the world

Oxfam's water engineers provide large-scale water supplies and disease-preventing sanitation facilities to millions of vulnerable people around the world.

Cyclone Idai one year on: A stark reminder of climate change’s impact on women

Tags: Advocacy in Canada, Emergency Response

When Cyclone Idai swept across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 14, 2019, it was deemed one of the worst cyclones ever to hit Africa, killing over a thousand people…

Tens of thousands of people are still suffering one year on from Cyclone Idai

Tags: Climate Change, Emergency Response, Feminist Aid, Natural Disasters, Water

Tens of thousands of people across Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique are still suffering 12 months after Cyclone Idai battered Southern Africa, warned Oxfam today. Cyclone Idai, one of the worst…

Young and inspiring women's rights activists in Mozambique: Taking action on sexual and reproductive health and rights

Tags: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Violence Against Women and Girls

These inspiring young SRHR activists are raising the equality bar for women in Mozambique.

6 months after Cyclone Idai: farmers are fainting in fields because of hunger

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Refugees and Internal Displacement

Six months on from the devastation wreaked by Cyclone Idai in which more than 1,000 people were killed in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, hunger is escalating as the United Nation’s…

Mozambique cyclone appeal allots less than 1% to needs of women and girls

Tags: Emergency Response, Feminist Aid, Natural Disasters

Oxfam, Save the Children and Care are calling on donors to meet or exceed the proposed $5 million target to fund programs that support vulnerable women and girls ahead of…

Cyclone Kenneth – extreme weather pummels Mozambique again, putting thousands more lives in danger, Oxfam is there

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Oxfam and international and local partners are planning to help people in Mozambique hit by a second devastating cyclone in less than six weeks. Oxfam is part of the COSACA…

Five things to know about Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Cyclone Idai has caused widespread destruction and left communities in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in urgent need of life-saving humanitarian assistance.

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Cyclone Idai one month on: thousands in Mozambique still cut off from any help and struggling to survive

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

“Like a war zone” says Oxfam; destruction and suffering still not fully mapped Despite initial appeals, international aid effort still grossly underfunded Aid agencies already stretched and running out of…

Cyclone Idai: Survivors face a new disaster as cholera spreads; number of cases now over 1,000

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

International aid agency Oxfam says the Mozambique government is acting quickly to set up cholera treatment centres in the devastated city of Beira, but the international community must offer more…

Oxfam Canada welcomes Government of Canada’s response to Cyclone Idai, hopes Canadians will join to double the impact of their donations

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

(Ottawa) – Oxfam Canada, along with the members of the Humanitarian Coalition, welcomes the Government of Canada’s decision today to match donations by Canadians in response to the devastation caused…

Cyclone Idai: Oxfam calls for a massive effort to prevent and contain cholera in Beira

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Water

In response to news reports that the number of cases of cholera in the cyclone devastated city of Beira has risen to 139, Oxfam calls for a well-coordinated effort to…

The Humanitarian Coalition delivers aid to survivors of Cyclone Idai

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

(Ottawa) As the scope of the devastation brought on by Cyclone Idai continues to unfold in Southern Africa, Canadian aid agencies are working together to rush emergency assistance to survivors.…

Oxfam distributing emergency aid to Cyclone Idai survivors in Malawi and Mozambique

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Water

Oxfam has distributed emergency supplies to survivors of Cyclone Idai in Nsanje district, one of the worst hit areas in the southern tip of Malawi, and in camps in Buzi…

Survivors of Cylone Idai at risk from waterborne diseases: Oxfam

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Water

Oxfam will begin distributing lifesaving aid including water purification tablets and hygiene kits to some of the communities worst affected by Cyclone Idai over this weekend. Hundreds of thousands of…

Oxfam sends message of support and solidarity to the people affected by deadly cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Water

As Oxfam leaders from across the world, attending our annual board meetings in Kenya, we send our solidarity to the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi whose lives have been devastated…

Oxfams appeals for aid as thousands of lives are still at risk after Cyclone Idai

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters, Water

Oxfam’s initial aims are to reach up to 500,000 people – hopefully more – including in partnership with other international and local NGO partners, to help people hit by Cyclone…

Cyclone Idai leaves trail of death, destruction and homelessness in southern Africa, affected countries appeal for urgent aid

Tags: Emergency Response

Oxfam will be responding with water, sanitation services, food and other non-food items to people affected by Cyclone Idai that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 14-15. Scores of…

Changing Laws, Changing Lives

Formal justice structures are inaccessible to survivors of gender-based violence in Mozambique, especially in remote areas.

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Women’s rights: Changing laws, changing minds

Tags: Advocacy in Canada

Gender inequality is the most serious and pervasive form of discrimination in the world. But with new laws and social movements, change is possible.

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