A Congolese man cycles past a sign saying, "the fight against Ebola" in Mangina, DRC. John Wessels/Oxfam
Widespread turmoil caused by increased violence and displacements in the country are hampering efforts to control the Ebola virus, a year after the current outbreak was declared in DR Congo.
Oxfam distributing rice, beans and flour to about 4,525 people during the Ebola outbreak in Equateur province.
Context Horn, East, and Central Africa is currently the epicenter of catastrophic humanitarian crises emanating from both natural and man-made causes some of which have lasted for decades. The impacts of crises are often felt hardest in the least developed and marginalized areas, mostly in rural...
Helen Ewoton (48) sits with other villagers as a drill team bores a hole for fresh water in the village of Nawoyatir in the Lapur district of Lokitaung in Turkana. Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County, northern Kenya. It examines the company’s engagement in selected communities and finds that, while community engagement processes have improved in...
A woman carries a sack of food airdropped by the World Food Programme (WFP) and distributed by Oxfam in Padding, Jonglei, South Sudan. Albert González Farran/Oxfam
Entering its fourth year of brutal war, South Sudan is yet again at a critical point in its young life - more South Sudanese are hungrier than ever before. Whilst famine has not been declared, 6.3 million people, almost half the country, are struggling to get enough to eat and are dependent on...
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