Over a decade since the 2011 famine killed more than 260K people in Somalia; another famine is looming in East Africa. A report by Oxfam and @SavetheChildren finds that despite all the warnings the global system is still acting too late: #NoMoreDelays
Michelle Farrington, Hygiene & Sanitation Promotion in Poland discusses Oxfam’s Response. At the moment Oxfam is providing basic water & sanitation facilities & hygiene items that people can take while traveling on to their final destinations. Donate here:
The scale of the East African Drought crisis is crippling coping mechanisms. We cannot afford to act too late. Oxfam & partners are currently ramping up efforts and to provide people with lifesaving aid & we need your support. Donate today:
Billionaires added $5 trillion to their fortunes during the pandemic, according to Oxfam, exacerbating economic inequality as the pandemic pushed millions of people around the world into poverty
The world's billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, and the 26 richest are as wealthy as the 3.8 billion poorest people combined, according to a new Oxfam International report
World's 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%, says Oxfam A 1% wealth tax would raise an estimated $418bn (£325bn) a year – enough to educate every child not in school and provide healthcare that would prevent 3 million deaths.
This is incredible. Oxfam, an int'l aid org, will assist Puerto Rico after calling U.S. response "inadequate".
The 62 richest people have as much wealth as half the world, according to Oxfam International.