Transforming the system of humanitarian response

Oxfam is helping build a movement to shift power and resources into the hands of local humanitarian leaders.

Across the globe, armed conflicts are triggering crisis after crisis, with no end in sight, and climate-related emergencies are on the rise. The number of people uprooted from their homes has reached a staggering 65 million, and international aid providers have been stretched to their limits. Now we face a choice: fall far short in our mission to save lives and prevent suffering in emergencies, or find a better way forward.

Oxfam and allied organizations are charting a new course—one that is based on the age-old humanitarian principle of neighbor helping neighbor.

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