Across Yemen, Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Syria, Central America, and Mozambique, among many other places, our work is delivering tangible, measurable impact: providing lifesaving aid, partnering with local organizations to achieve long-term solutions, and using our strong policy voice to advocate for change.
Oxfam CloseUp magazine
In this issue of CloseUp, you’ll read about Oxfam’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the US and abroad, as well as our ongoing lifesaving work.
- Impact update
Learn more about Oxfam’s work to right the wrong of poverty and your crucial role in helping people living in poverty to change their lives.
Since Hurricane Mitch struck in 1998, El Salvador has made significant progress in building local and national humanitarian capacity and leadership. This case study uses an “outcome harvesting” methodology to explore how it happened, and puts forward recommendations for the future.
Despite sharp falls in carbon emissions in 2020 linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis – which is driven by the accumulation of emissions in the atmosphere over time – continued to grow. This briefing describes new research that shows how extreme carbon inequality in recent decades has brought the world to the climate brink. It sets out how governments must use this historic juncture to build fairer economies within the limits our planet can bear
From wars to climate-related emergencies, paying attention to local voices, leadership, and solutions can be a matter of life and death.
The trials and trails of a development aid worker