showed that even in the US, disaster hits the most vulnerable the hardest ow.ly/Rvm0W
Happy Friday! ☀️ These women are a part of Oxfam's Saving for Change program in Senegal, which helps women form small savings groups and start their own businesses. Now THAT'S something to dance about! 🎶🎉✨
In the wake of #HurricaneKatrina
, investing in people is a chance to "build back better" ow.ly/Rv1kI
Take action to end extreme poverty and you could win tickets to the #GlobalCitizenFestival
August 29 marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast. "It was like a bomb had exploded," says Rosa Herrin, Gulf Coast policy advisor for Oxfam America, who was in Biloxi, Mississippi at the time.
Since the hurricane, we've been in the Gulf Coast region, promoting equity i
Fighting for the rights of vulnerable communities in the wake of Hurricane Katrina: ow.ly/RshwX #Katrina10
Indigenous Cambodians depend on forests like these to survive, but now that's at risk. ow.ly/RpScN
They've lived on this land for centuries, but now companies are taking it away ow.ly/RpSQ7
"We always thought it was ours," says Klong Chavan, an indigenous farmer in rural Cambodia.
Now this community is fighting to get legal rights to their land--land they've passed down for centuries, but is now being threatened by private companies. 📷: Savann Oeurm/Oxfam America
Delaying peace in #SouthSudan
may have serious consequences for civilians: shout.lt/bbshr @OxfamAmerica @irc
Today is #WomensEqualityDay
! Here are 11 of our favorite quotes about gender equality: bit.ly/1WS7gvo
Summer tomato season 🍅🍅🍅 is one of our favorites - and growing them has helped small-scale farmers like 76-year-old Leyla Kayere in #Malawi thrive!
Delaying peace in #SouthSudan
may have serious consequences for civilians: shout.lt/bbjDl @OxfamAmerica @irc
#LA! Mari and Cynthia from our music outreach team are at the #FYFfest today to help music fans take action to #FixFoodAid. Stop by and say hi before catching #Morrissey, #Dangelo, and #Solange!
And the winner of the 2015/16 #FemaleFoodHero
is Carolina Chelele a small scale farmer from #Morogoro @OxfamIreland
People in crisis are at the heart of the new core #humanitarian
Companies must recognize that indigenous communities can say no to oil/mining projects: politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org/2015/08/the-ri…
World Humanitarian Day may be over, but we're inspired by aid workers like Florence in #SouthSudan each & every day. Double tap if you agree! #ShareHumanity
"I want to help the community. I also want to help my people for the future." - Kakea Joyce, #Uganda
21 million people in #Yemen
are in need of humanitarian aid. #YemenSpeaks oxf.am/ZWS2 #ShareHumanity
"One should be able to help those who are in need." Kakea Joyce, #Uganda
"I help because these people are my community; they are human beings." - Daniel, #SouthSudan #ShareHumanity
In northern #Lebanon, our WASH team (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) organized an afternoon of fun games and activities to teach Syrian #refugees about personal hygiene. #ShareHumanity #WorldHumanitarianDay #WHD2015 #Syria
Today, we honor aid workers - like Achiek Daniel Deng in #SouthSudan
- around the world. #ShareHumanity #WHD2015