Dear friends, Severe drought, entrenched poverty, conflict and lack of investment have pushed more than 12 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia into a fight for survival. The drought and food crisis building for months in East Africa has now become a famine - a term reserved for the most severe situations - in parts of conflict-plagued Somalia. 3,500 Somalis a day are fleeing their…
Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and…Read More
In northern Ethiopia, women and children walked for hours during the dry season to fetch water. Now, a new dam and lake near their homes…Read More
Suban Ibrahim Kusow and her family moved from the outskirts of the refugee camp five nights earlier, where they had lived in a makeshift…Read More
Kristin Davis, star of Sex and the City and Oxfam ambassador, talks with new arrivals at the Dadaab Camp in Kenya.
A new water tank is filled at Ifo camp/Dadaab. Credit: Jo Harrison/Oxfam