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Millions in East Africa are in the grip of a devastating food crisis. You can help get life-saving food and clean water to people who desperately need it. Text HELP to 70064 to donate £5.
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Photo: Bruno Bierrenbach Feder / Oxfam @brunobfeder
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Before the war, we met Shaqra in Yemen. With little income, she and her husband were forced to beg neighbours for left-over food in order to feed their family. Now, after two years of conflict, food prices have rocketed, and millions more families now live on the edge of starvation.

Today we are remembering the millions of resilient mothers like Shaqra in Yemen who are caring for their children through this devastating crisis.

Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith / Oxfam @abbiets
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Mohammed is a Pastoralist, Somali Region, Ethiopia. “Where I live, there is no more water. I ran from that life. I came to get water to survive. I came here because of the drought. Before, I had 400 shoats. I lost many of them – today I only have 15 shoats. We need food. Normally we would have pasta and wheat flour and we would drink milk from our livestock. Now there is a drought the livestock are not producing any milk because they are already thin. You can understand this is difficult. We are feeling a lot of hunger a lot of suffering because we don’t have enough food to eat.' People in parts of Ethiopia are walking for three days to get water for their families and animals as the country suffers its worst drought in over thirty years. We are helping people in three areas of the country by trucking in water, repairing boreholes and wells, and giving out animal feed. Find out more about Oxfam's response to the East Africa Food Crisis at the link in our bio.
Photo: Tina Hillier/Oxfam
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We are getting food and water to people across East Africa, and have reached people on remote islands by canoe. Many of these families are so hungry they have been forced to eat weeds.
Find out more about Oxfam's response to the East Africa Food Crisis at the link in our bio.

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Nyaruach with her child. Nyaruach is a young IDP mother who came to Nyal Islands in February 2017. "We have been sharing the little catch from the river with the host since we came and it is much safer here, so I do not intend to go to the mainland or back to Leer anytime soon.” Millions of people in East Africa are facing starvation right now. You can donate via the link in our bio to help us save lives.

Photo: Bruno Bierrenbach Feder / Oxfam #oxfam #southsudan #fightingfamine #decappeal

The man in the hat is Kujiek, one of our team working around the clock to save lives in South Sudan. He’s helping get food and water to vulnerable people like Nyaliah Ng’ush Machot, who is too weak to stand. Millions of women, men and children are on the brink of starvation across East Africa. We are there. We’re doing absolutely everything we can – but we urgently need your help to reach more people. Please donate via the link in our bio.
Photo: Bruno Bierrenbach Feder/Oxfam

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Millions of people across East Africa are facing starvation. It's a race against time to save lives. Please give what you can today.
Text HELP to 70064 to donate £5 now.
*Text cost £5 plus standard network rate. By texting you consent to future telephone &a SMS marketing contact from Oxfam. Text HELPNO to 70064 to give £5 and stop future calls & texts. #Oxfam #dec #decappeal #FightingFamine

Millions of people across East Africa are facing starvation. It’s a race against time to save lives. Please give what you can today.
Text HELP to 70064 to donate £5 now. *Texts cost £5 plus standard network rate. By texting you consent to future telephone & SMS marketing contact from Oxfam. Text HELPNO to 70064 to give £5 and stop future calls & texts.
Image credit: Bruno Bierrenbach Feder/Oxfam

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Bisharo with her one month-old baby who remains unnamed because to name a child you have to slaughter a goat which they can't do at this time. They have lost 130 shoats out of 150 due to the drought. They say they have nothing left and came to the camp for food and water. Korile IDP camp, Somali Region, Ethiopia.

People in parts of Ethiopia are walking for three days to get water for their families and animals as the country suffers its worst drought in over thirty years.
In the Somali region in the east of the country, many people have told Oxfam that they are dependent on food and water aid to survive. The pastoral areas are facing acute water and food shortages. The Ethiopian government estimates that 5.6 million people will need humanitarian assistance this year.
Oxfam is helping over 280,000 people in three areas of the country by trucking in water, repairing boreholes and wells, and giving out animal feed. The aid agency is planning to reach 700,000 people.
Photo credit: Tina Hillier/Oxfam

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Shaharazad and Nuria are involved in a Cash for Work Scheme set up by Oxfam in Jalawla, Iraq. They are getting paid a wage to paint over the holes in a school left by bullets and rocket-propelled grenades. Girls are already attending classes and they will soon have a clean building to study in .

Jalawla was taken by ISIS in July 2014 and was under their control for almost two years. Many people escaped and fled their homes. In January 2016 the first group of people returned to the town, they returned to find their houses, livelihoods and the town’s infrastructure destroyed. Some of the returning families had lost husbands, sons and daughters and now were returning to try and rebuild their lives.

The women who have returned are helping to rebuild the town’s infrastructure by rehabilitating the schools and kindergartens, since the future education of their children is the most important thing to them.

Oxfam took into consideration the women’s main concern and decided to rehabilitate the schools and other public buildings (hospitals and library). Women are being trained by skilled labours to teach them how to paint and rehabilitate the school. They will not only learn new skills and earn money from the cash for work scheme, they will also make a huge impact on the community and have a positive affect on their own wellbeing.

Photo credit: Tegid Cartwright/Oxfam

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Flonira Mukamana (43 yrs) stands outside her home with her daughter Denise and her adopted son Muneza in Musanze District, Northern Rwanda.
Flonira is part of the tree tomato cooperative established by Oxfam and partner Duterimbere.
Flonira joined the tree tomato cooperative in 2009 and is now the Project Community Facilitator. Before joining the cooperative she was a widow earning only 500 francs a day to support her 4 children. Since joining the cooperative she has earned enough money to renovate her house, grow her own tree tomato plantation and send her son to China for his studies. In doing this she has broken perceptions of women in her community who are now valued and respected for their contributions to the household.

Happy International Women's Day please join us in celebrating #womenunlimited and their power to end poverty all around the world.

Photo credit: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville / Oxfam

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Theresie Nyirantozi (60 yrs) stands outside Tuzamurane cooperative centre in Eastern Rwanda, Kirehe District. She is a member of the cooperative and supplies the cooperative with pineapples from her own farm. Before joining the cooperative Theresie was farming casava and beans but struggled to support her family and buy items such as food, clothes and soap. Since she became a member of the cooperative Theresie has been able to support her family and 5 children, she also used her profits to buy a calf from which she uses for manure for her field. Being a successful member of the cooperaive has given Theresie a sense of pride and she no longer needs to ask her husband for money for things like clothes.

Photo Credit: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville / Oxfam

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