Locals on their way back home after visiting the distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk. Photo credit: Oxfam staff
A flood survivor registers for relief material at an Oxfam distribution centre in Koiborto village, Jorhat district. The floods in Assam, triggered by incessant rains in July, have led to the loss of as many as 29 lives and affected lakhs of people. Photo credit: Oxfam India
A mother and daughter collect their Oxfam Non-Food Item kit at an Oxfam distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk village. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD
Ensuring shelter and clean water is crucial in a flood situation to avert health risks. Here, a woman returns with Oxfam’s Shelter and Hygiene kits in Muktiyar Chuk village. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD
Community volunteers help prepare Oxfam Non-Food Item kits at Koiborto village. The kits include essentials like tarpaulins, groundsheets, blankets, mosquito nets and a specially designed bucket which prevents water contamination. Photo credit: Oxfam staff
People wait at the relief material distribution centre in Muktiyar Chuk village. Oxfam’s target is to provide relief aid to 5,000 households in Assam. Photo credit: Oxfam India/ PAD
An Oxfam staff demonstrates the use of water purification tablets to locals in Muktiyar Chuk village. Oxfam India/ PAD
We still have a long way to go! Spread the word among your families and friends or ask them to DONATE too so that Oxfam can reach out to more flood survivors.