Oxfam Emergency Response

At any one time, Oxfam is responding to around 25 emergency situations worldwide. 

We're working in hard-hit regions like West Africa, where we aim to help 1.8 million people survive chronic food shortages. To be there each time a disaster hits, we rely on you. Start a regular gift to Oxfam Emergency Reponse today, and save lives 365 days a year.

Donate to Oxfam's emergency fund 

Right now, thanks to you, Oxfam is responding to around 25 emergency situations worldwide - in areas like West Africa, where millions of people are facing desperate food shortages. Here are some of the places where we are responding:

  • Afghanistan

  • Burkina Faso

  • Chile

  • Colombia

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Ethiopia

  • Guatemala

  • Haiti

  • Honduras

  • Indonesia

  • Kenya

  • Malawi

  • Occupied Palestinian Territories

  • Pakistan

  • Philippines

  • Somalia

  • Sri Lanka

  • Sudan

  • Uganda

  • Yemen

  • Zambia

  • Zimbabwe

To be there every time, we need your help. Start a regular donation and you can help build shelters to protect families in crisis. Supply clean water to prevent the spread of deadly diseases. Ensure that people who've lost everything have the basics like food, soap and cooking utensils. All vital. All life-saving.

Donate to Oxfam's emergency fund 

What we do in an emergency

Video: Whatever the emergency, we're ready

Video: Whatever the emergency, we're ready

Over 70 years, Oxfam has become a world authority on  emergency water and sanitation.

24 hours a day. 365 days a year. We're ready to save lives.