Caroline Gluck

Humanitarian Press Officer

Caroline Gluck

Formerly with the BBC, Caroline Gluck works as a roving field-based press officer for Oxfam, deployed quickly to cover both sudden and emerging humanitarian crises wherever they occur.

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Presidential recognition for an “unlikely hero” in the Philippines

When the storm surges brought flood waters to nearly six-foot high, Oxfam volunteer Wendell Corregidor, didn't hesitate over what to do next.Caroline Gluck reports. ...

Brazil: Sugar rush destroys indigenous communities’ way of life

Today, Blog Action Day, bloggers around the world are highlighting the issue of human rights. Land grabs are leaving some of the world's poorest people hungry and homeless and we want your favourite...

Syria Crisis: Helping people with disabilities in Zaatari Camp

Jordan's sprawling desert refugee camp, Zaatari, is now home to over 170,000 Syrian refugees.  Adapting to life there is hard  for all refugees, but especially so for those with disabilities...

A woman on a mission to help Syrian refugees

In Jordan's Zaatari camp, home to 146,000 Syrian refugees, Oxfam's female engineer, Farah Al-Basha, is a woman on a mission. She is working amid a sea of male construction and site workers...

The coldest winter in 20 years for Syrian refugees

Photo: Ahmed, Mohammed Sami in the small room in which they live (with their mother and five more relatives), Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Photo: Luca Sola As donors met in Kuwait to pledge...

A refuge from Syria conflict still brings misery for thousands in Lebanon

Take a look at the hands of married women who've fled Syria to take refuge in neighbouring Lebanon and you'll notice that almost all aren't wearing any jewellery. Many families fled the...

Philippines: Learning lessons from the past

Francis Abuhan, 25, construction worker. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam Construction worker, Francis Abuhan, his family and some neighbours were sitting on bamboo mats in the road.  Their...

On World Food Day, a cash lifeline

Aisha tells me she's 100 years old and things have never been so bad. Deep lines etch her weathered face and I can only imagine the harsh life she must have led. I find her sitting on...

Ramadan in Yemen: The hardest year ever

As Yemen is gripped by its worst-ever humanitarian crisis, with 10 million going hungry and more than 5 million in urgent need of assistance, this year's Ramadan is proving harder than ever. ...

DRC: Behind the (prison) walls [video]

I've often had to document Oxfam's hygiene promotion activities in communities, schools, markets and other public places.  But never a prison.  Until now. In Bunia town,...