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West Africa faces its worst food crisis in 10 years, with over 27 million people already suffering from hunger

Tags: Hunger

An additional 11 million people could be pushed to hunger just over the next three months West Africa is hit by its worst food crisis in a decade, with 27…

Conflict, Climate Change and COVID-19 Drive Extreme Hunger

Tags: Climate Change, Conflict and War, Hunger

The effects of conflict, COVID-19 and climate change have intensified the global hunger crisis. Here are some of the world's hunger hotspots.

Woman in black hijab with her four children sitting in a circle around a metal pan that has pieces of potatoes divided amount each other. Woman is peeling the potatoes sitting in front of faded blue concrete wall and stone floor.

The Hunger Virus: 'Abysmally low' funding for 55 million people facing extreme hunger in 7 worst-affected countries

Tags: Hunger

The threat of “COVID-19 famines” and widespread extreme hunger is setting off every alarm bell within the international community, but so far sluggish funding is hampering humanitarian agencies’ efforts to…

5 hotspots where COVID-19 is making people hungry

Tags: Hunger

Oxfam estimates that up to 12,000 people a day could die from hunger driven by the pandemic. That could mean more deaths from hunger than from the virus itself.

A woman with brown skin, brown eyes and dark hair is holding her young child and wearing a blue surgical mask and a red dress and headscarf.

Rise in hunger an appalling relapse

For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in hunger around the world. Reacting to the news, Oxfam International’s executive director Winnie…

Global Index reveals governments split between fighting and fueling inequality

by | Replace this with image credit information The Index comes ahead this week’s meeting of finance ministers, central bank governors, and other economic leaders at the World Bank and…

Women who are Leading the Fight Against Hunger

Climate change, conflict and the failure of governments to tackle them have left more than 800 million people living with hunger around the world. When hunger strikes, women are more likely…


As world faces unprecedented famine threat, G7 should pay up and push for peace

Deadly famine is already affecting 100,000 people in parts of South Sudan and threatens to extend to Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria. Widespread famine across all four countries is not…

Emergency Food Crisis

Tags: Emergency Response, Hunger

This fund will support Canadian and international organizations currently hard at work helping those in need in the affected countries and neighbouring regions. Understand how this fund works. This is…


Threat of four famines in 2017 “a catastrophic betrayal of our common humanity”

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic failure of the global community to uphold its obligations to the most vulnerable…

Growing concerns over missing girls in Nigeria #BringBackOurGirls

Tags: Violence Against Women and Girls

Oxfam in Nigeria has been watching very closely the unfolding situation of the missing girls in Chibok community of Borno State. We are very disappointed that 30 days after their…