Posted on 11/16/2011 - 12:06


Thousands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane

housands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane

The dark clouds of the seasonal gu rains may be on the horizon earlier than expected, but for many people in the village of Docol it’s already too late.

Like other pastoralists...



Posted on 11/16/2011 - 11:58
Thousands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane housands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane

The dark clouds of the seasonal gu rains may be on the horizon earlier than expected, but for many people in the village of Docol it’s already too late.

Like other pastoralists in Somalia,...



Posted on 11/08/2011 - 18:30
Search and rescue operations during the recent floods in El Salvador. CERF in action - Mobile clinics help pregnant women survive the El Salvador crisis.

The women began to arrive from early morning as soon as they were informed the mobile clinic was coming to the Health Centre of Caluco in the Salvadorean Department of Sonsonate.

Some women arrived accompanied by a friend, others...



Posted on 11/08/2011 - 18:30


Search and rescue operations during the recent floods in El Salvador.

CERF in action - Mobile clinics help pregnant women survive the El Salvador crisis.

The women began to arrive from early morning as soon as they were informed the mobile clinic was coming to the Health Centre of Caluco in the Salvadorean Department of Sonsonate.

Some women arrived accompanied...



Posted on 05/19/2011 - 21:05


At a camp in Port-au-Prince, Oxfam and displaced Hatians celebrated Global Handwashing Day 2010 with songs, art work, and soap distributions. Along with the provision of clean water and sanitation services, public health outreach has been a key component of Oxfam's emergency response following the 12 January 2010 earthquake that destroyed great swaths of the city and left many people...