This World Humanitarian Day, Nigerian actress Bimbo Akintola reflects on her experiences visiting a settlement for internally displaced people in Nigeria and the remarkable people, both survivors and aid workers, she met there. Nigerian actress Bimbo Akintola recently visited Borno State with Oxfam. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day. On this special day, I would […]
Oxfam-organized protection committees help empower community displaced by violence
First-of-its-kind coalition launches Hunger Relief Fund to respond to threat of famine
Numbers tell only part of the story. Behind the statistics lies the anguish of parents struggling to keep their families alive.
This week Oxfam is getting in on the food truck action, but hungry lunch-goers are in for a surprise when they go to place an order. Oxfam won’t be serving any food.
Last week, Congress approved new humanitarian funding in the Omnibus spending bill, in response to the famine already declared in South Sudan and looming in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.
Oxfam is helping nearly two million people in hunger-ravaged countries, including Nigeria, providing families with desperately needed food, clean drinking water, and sanitation. But we need to scale up those efforts, and we urgently need your support to help save lives.