Crisis in South Sudan

Nearly 4 million people remain in urgent need in South Sudan following the conflict that broke out in December 2013. Over 1.9 million people have fled their homes and are displaced within the country and over 479,000 have fled to neighboring countries. Sudan remains in a severe food crisis with up to 2.5 million people at risk of hunger if the conflict escalates.

Even It Up

Left unchecked, extreme inequality will cripple the fight against poverty and deepen gender discrimination. It's time to Even It Up! Join people around the world calling on their governments to step up and take action to end extreme inequality and support women’s rights.
Winnie Byanyima

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Ebola: How Oxfam and its partners are responding

Oxfam is working with its partners to stop the transmission of the Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other West African countries through the delivery of effective, evidence-based, outbreak control measures. So far, Oxfam has directly reached over 1.1 million people.
Oxfam handwashing station, Sierra Leone


A multi-million dollar post-Ebola “Marshall Plan” is needed to put the three West Africa countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. The world cannot dither on a recovery plan as it did on the Ebola response. Key to    ... more
The explosion in inequality is holding back the fight against global poverty says Oxfam ahead of this year's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Oxfam's international executive director, Winnie Byanyima, co-chairs    ... more


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Hygiene Promotion In Schools, Democratic Republic of Congo.  Photo: Eleanor Farmer
Oxfam knows from experience that humanitarian crises affect people differently depending on their gender. Read Ann Witteveen's blog on how the Ebola crisis impacts men and women differently.    ... more
Ann with hygiene promotion team
Ann Witteveen, Oxfam Canada’s Humanitarian Manager, was in Gambella to monitor Oxfam’s humanitarian response for two weeks in mid-January 2015. Read Ann's blog on South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia.    ... more
Julie Delahanty - CTV Power Play
Extreme inequality is a defining issue of our time. Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Oxfam is calling on world leader's to Even It Up. Watch Julie Delahanty on the challenges and solutions to extreme poverty and inequality: CTV Power Play     ... more