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17 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

Plus de 335 000 personnes continuent de souffrir de la faim dans la région du Lac, au Tchad, où seulement dix médecins travaillent actuellement et où la communauté internationale n'a financé que 40 millions de dollars sur un appel humanitaire de 121 millions de dollars.

« Aujourd´hui, Journée Mondiale de l´Alimentation, 200.000 enfants souffrent de malnutrition et il n'y a que dix médecins présents dans toute la région du lac Tchad », dit Elkana Mooh, directeur d´Oxfam au Tchad

17 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

By Jessica Fullwood-Thomas

TS Elliot famously said, ‘Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?’ Increasingly we have ever greater quantities and sources of data, but do we forget to seek what really matters? That is, the opinions and experiences of those at the sharp end. Voices matter, opinions and perceptions are as important as fact in terms of influencing behaviours and decision-making.

17 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

By Bassim Assuqair

Working with local partners in emergencies enables Oxfam to respond to the needs of more vulnerable people in a timely and sensitive way. Here Bassim Assuqair shares a success story from Yemen where in partnership with Oxfam youth organization GWQ has been able to build humanitarian capacity to respond to the crisis in their local area.

16 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten doctors are currently working and the international community has only funded $40m of a $121m humanitarian appeal.

“Today, on World Food Day, more than 200,000 children in the Lake Region of Chad are suffering from some form of malnutrition,” said Oxfam’s Chad country director Elkana Mooh.

13 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

Key Statistics

  • 22.9 Million people affected by drought in the region

  • 15 million People facing crisis and emergencey food insecurity - 84,575 Cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) / Cholera have been reported in 2017 – with 1,546 associated deaths

  • 1.8 Million People in Kenya,
    Somalia and Ethiopia have been displaced by drought conditions

  • $1,612,000 Horn of Africa Drought Response funding gap

CONTEXT UPDATE

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Jobs

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16 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Oct 2017 Oxfam

We are looking for a talented applicant to join the Supporter Engagement fundraising team, within the Public Fundraising department. This role will assist the delivery of Tag Your Bag scheme that will attract develop and retain Oxfam supporters, and drive income and stock donations to fund Oxfam's continuing work to overcome poverty and suffering.

12 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 26 Oct 2017 Oxfam

Consultant for Durable Peace Programme Final Evaluation

Closing Date: 26th October 2017

Location: Yangon/ Kachin

Organization: Oxfam

1. Background of the Programme and Consultancy**

11 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 25 Oct 2017 Oxfam
  • Closing date: Wednesday 25th October 2017
  • Interviews: TBC
  • Location: Based in Nairobi
  • Contract: 2-year Fixed term contract
  • Salary: In line with Oxfam Values

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates are required to have the legal right to work in the location of the post.

11 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 25 Oct 2017 Oxfam
  • Closing date: Wednesday 25th October 2017
  • Interviews: TBC
  • Location: Preferably Oxfam’s global HQ in Nairobi or any other location in Africa where we have Oxfam offices (Subject to being able to establish a contract of employment with the hosting affiliate)**
  • Contract: 2-year Fixed term contract**
  • Salary: In line with Oxfam values and subject to location Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role.
11 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 25 Oct 2017 Oxfam
  • Closing date: Wednesday 25th October 2017
  • Interviews: TBC
  • Location: Locations within Africa or the Pan Africa offices in Addis Ababa or Nairobi (subject to being able to establish a contract of employment with the hosting affiliate)
  • Contract: 2-year Fixed term contract
  • Salary: In line with Oxfam Values and subject to location

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role.

Training

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18 Jan 2017 description
training Ongoing course Oxfam

This 90-minute online course provides the learner with a solid understanding of the terms and ideas related to gender justice and women’s rights. Through practical examples, the course illustrates Oxfam’s approach to Gender Justice and how Gender Justice impacts humanitarian work.
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