Model and photographer Helena Christensen traveled to Peru with humanitarian organization Oxfam to document the impacts of climate change on poor people ahead of an important global conference on climate.
worth a thousand words: dedicated helena took 42 black and white polaroids for her booklet entitled meltdown. model helena christensen has spent four years documenting the human cost of climate change in kenya, nepal and peru
Mentao Refugee Camp, Burkina Faso, last week: our ED Andrew Hewett attends a hygiene education session with young Malian residents, forced to seek shelter here from the ongoing conflict in Mali. To help prevent the spread of disease in the crowded camp, Oxfam's assisting refugees with water, sanitation and hygiene promotion. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
When was the last time you had a good ol' belly laugh? We love this photo of three giggling kids from Brazil's semi-arid north-east, where Oxfam works with local community partners to provide rainwater storage tanks so people have dependable access to clean water. Photo: Roberta Guimarães/Intermón Oxfam