The changing world of humanitarian work

Millions of people in South Asia have been displaced over the past few days and more than 245 have died due to monsoon floods and landslides in parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh.While one part of world deals with disasters propelled by climate change, the other is...

Providing access to iron-free drinking water

“The cases of typhoid, diarrhoea and dysentery have come down since the last year,” Mita Polai of Ogalpur village says with a toothy smile. Ogalpur village is in Puri district’s Kanas block.Shy at first, she opens up gradually on how access to safe drinking water in the village improved their...

New worry for Nepal; landslides, floods may block relief work

Sharelines Landslides and floods may hamper relief work in Nepal. http://bit.ly/1KfsMlQ #1monthNepal @OxfamIndia Roads to remote villages may be cut off by landslides. People need help now. http://bit.ly/1KfsMlQ #1monthNepal A month has passed since a massive earthquake, and over...

Bihar Diwas Update: 22 March, 2015

Oxfam India in association with Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA), took part in the three day long ‘Bihar Diwas’ Celebration today, by showcasing our work on Humanitarian and DRR at BSDA pavilion (Stall No 21).Large group of villagers, individuals and families along with children...