For more than 16 months, Ethiopia has been in drought. Water reserves are running out, crops are burnt and dying, and people don’t have enough food or water for themselves, let alone the livestock they rely on to make a living.
How you are joining forces with people who share the belief that no-one should live in poverty, to empower communities to build better lives for themselves.
With the international media focused on the war in Syria, the Yemeni crisis is largely forgotten. The country is under total blockade and 7 million people are on the brink of starvation. Oxfam's Mujeeb Al-Jaradi describes what life is like in the forgotten crisis.
A unique Oxfam run canoeing program in South Sudan is assisting communities to seek refuge rapidly in an emergency, and helps the canoe operators to earn the money they need to support their families.
Oxafm is supporting a unique project in Tanzania, so that refugees can learn new skills to work their own way out of poverty... and it's got people buzzing with excitement.
Born and bred in Alice Springs, Donna began her leadership journey at the age of 17, motivated to address the needs of young people in curbing anti-social behaviour. She says Oxfam's Straight Talk program has given her the tools to become an influencer in her community and stand up for the rights of Aboriginal people.
After tackling his own mental health issues, Cormach Evans is now determined to improve the health and wellbeing of other Indigenous men in the Geelong community - through sport.
Subsistence handouts can only go so far in a place like Nyarugusu camp. So Oxfam is instead focused on practical ways -- like baking -- to give this growing refugee community a hand up, and help them become more self-sufficient.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are faced with disproportionate rates of preventable disease, injury and mental health challenges. It's unacceptable. It's time to Close the Gap!
Gender inequality is one of the oldest and most pervasive forms of inequality in the world. It denies women their voices, devalues their work and make women’s position unequal to men’s, from the household to the national and global levels. Despite some important progress to change this in recent years, in no country have women […]