Oxfam: Nepal humanitarian program moves close to complete standstill due to fuel crisis

As  Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, Oxfam today warned that its humanitarian program in Nepal is just two weeks away from a complete standstill due to the fuel crisis that has severely affected the country. Fuel and essential supplies from India into Nepal have been restricted due...

Lack of water, toilets making things worse for women in Nepal

It has now been over 12 days when Nepal was devastated by a massive earthquake. The death toll has crossed 7600 and is still rising. Thousands more are severely injured.Oxfam is on the ground and is providing relief supplies. A team of Oxfam from India has set up base in Gorkha district, which is...

Oxfam India gets government approval to respond to #NepalEarthquake in 28 hours

Oxfam India is a humanitarian organisation and we wanted to respond immediately to the devastating earthquake in Nepal. But we couldn’t. The fact that Indian NGOs can’t respond outside of India was distressing. A feeling of helplessness set in.Day 1: April 25, 2015 (Saturday): Nepal is...

Desperation creeping in, people in Nepal wait for aid

SharelinesSankhu, the potato basket of Kathmandu is in urgent need of aid. #NepalEarthquake. See more. http://bit.ly/1bosRrb Sankhu is part of Kathmandu district, but over an hour’s drive from the main town. It’s devastated and looks exactly like town in ruins. The town of Sankhu has been...

Oxfam India says time to review policy on permission for working overseas

Even as India has swung into action for relief work in Nepal, following the recent earthquake in that country, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) say regulations are restricting them from carrying out relief operations abroad.Now, however, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has fast-...

#OxfaminNepal: “More than 60,000 litres of water has been provided till now”

Sharelines@Oxfam is providing water in relief camps, building toilets and fixing water supply. Know more http://bit.ly/1ztJKMZ #OxfaminNepal #NepalEarthquakeA massive earthquake has ripped through Nepal and devastated the lives of millions. A country brought to its knees by nature’s fury.Over 5000...

#Nepal Earthquake: “The death toll has crossed 2000 and this is just the beginning”

Sharelines@Oxfam country director in Nepal gives the latest update from the ground. http://bit.ly/1z2uWnV #NepalEarthquake Listen to the latest update from Nepal. @Oxfam is on the ground and responding. http://bit.ly/1z2uWnV #NepalEarthquake. Cecilia Keizer, Oxfam country director in Nepal has been...

#NepalEarthquake: It is going to be a long road to recovery

Sharelines@Oxfam is on the ground. Ppl need food, safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) support. #NepalEarthquake http://bit.ly/1GkxxHgSurvivors of #NepalEarthquake exposed to bad weather, health risk and disease outbreak. @Oxfam is on the ground. http://bit.ly/1GkxxHgKathmandu was ever a...