Oxfam India provides relief as 4.2 crore battle floods in India

Oxfam India is responding to the humanitarian needs of 1,35,200 people in five Indian states—Bihar, Assam, Manipur, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where incessant rains have caused wide spread damage to lives and property. Oxfam India is assisting the flood ravaged communities with safe water...

Examining humanitarian aid through the gender lens

Women are especially hard-hit by the social impacts of environmental disasters. Gender inequality in social, economic and political spheres often results in vast differences between men and women in disasters.  These inequalities are often manifested in household decisions about the use of...