One whole year since hundreds of thousands of people across Myanmar have been without internet as they face both conflict and a global pandemic.
In fragile states, war zones and in poor countries, the human and economic costs of COVID-19 threaten to kill millions and push billions more into poverty.
Oxfam Australia’s Programs Director, Anthea Spinks, highlights the threat of coronavirus to people in vulnerable communities including refugee camps.
New Blockchain technology has the potential to deliver emergency cash transfers in a faster, cheaper and more transparent fashion than ever before.
Recent extreme weather events, in Australia and globally, are demonstrating that we are already living in the climate crisis.
Lives were lost, homes reduced to rubble, and livelihoods shattered — but Muna survived. And amid the chaos, she welcomed her second son into the world.
With five grandchildren in her care, Zivei survived the worst of Zimbabwe’s drought with her spirit and humour intact.
Seven years after the Syria crisis began, women, children and men continue to bear the brunt of a conflict marked by enormous human suffering, relentless destruction and a blatant disregard for human rights.
South Sudan’s brutal four-year civil war has left four million people displaced and killed thousands. It has also forced millions into poverty and is pushing people to their absolute limits. Oxfam aid worker Tim Bierley shares some of the horrific stories that have become almost commonplace in the country.
“I can hear children crying as they listen to the thunderous shelling and mortars”. Moutaz Adham, Oxfam’s Country Director, Syria shares his view of the escalating Syrian crisis from on the ground in Damascus.