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<br /> EMERGENCY<br /> RESPONSE<br /> ANNUAL REPORT 2011/12<br /> PHOTO: MARIE CACACE/OXFAM<br /> The year from 2011/12 was busy, as it always is in Oxfam, but with some unusual<br /> challenges for our emergency programmes. Our work this year was dominated by recurrent<br /> emergencies – crises which feel unending, such as the conflict in eastern DRC, or cyclical<br /> disasters which happen to the same communities over and over again. The challenge with<br /> these is to keep up the momentum needed, usually in the face of growing indifference in<br /> the outside world to what is perceived as ‘yesterday’s news.’<br /> The drought in the Horn of Africa necessitated our biggest response of the year. Drought<br /> is a common feature of the region, and we had longer-term programmes in many of the<br /> most vulnerable areas. At the start of the financial year we were in urgent discussions with the larger institutional donors<br /> to make more funds available, and struggl<a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=1"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2011/12</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=2"> PHOTO: MARIE CACACE/OXFAM</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=3"> The year from 2011/12 was busy, as it always is i</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=4"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 </a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=5"> Tajikistan Albania Afghanistan Pakistan </a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=6"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 East Afric</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=7"> Somalia Years of internal violence and conflict i</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=8"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 Yemen food</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=9"> Conflict in the DRC We have scaled up our work ac</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=10"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 Conflict i</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=11"> West Africa food crisis Oxfam has been distributi</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=12"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 Focus on c</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=13"> Oxfam’s emergency fund At any one time, Oxfam is </a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=14"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 EMERGENCY </a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=15"> 70 years of emergency response This year marks Ox</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=16"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 Looking fo</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=17"> campaigning West Africa OXFAM was one of the loud</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=18"> EMERGENCY RESPONSE ANNUAL REPORT 2012 The inside</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=19"> Where the money goes Over the past year, the emer</a> <a title="Emergency Response Annual Report 2011/2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/88e7a978?page=20"> Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wale</a>