2016-17 - An Economy that Works for Women

Last year, as we started to implement our new strategy for 2016-20 “Demanding Rights and Creating Opportunities”, we decided to focus even more on tackling some of the tough issues of inequalities, especially in the area of gender justice.  Progress in this important goal has been very uneven...

Fiji Government trying to contact Tropical Cyclone Winston blackspots as death toll rises

The Fijian Government is still trying to contact areas that haven’t been heard from since being struck by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston on the weekend. Oxfam in the Pacific Regional Director Raijeli Nicole said communication blackspots were making it very hard to assess damage and determine...

OXFAM to provide relief in Chennai and Cuddalore

Outbreak of diarrhoea is a major concernPriority is to provide basic facilities like – food, water, shelter & sanitation materialsNew Delhi, December 3rd ,2015: Oxfam is sending its teams to the flood affected areas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and their initial humanitarian support will...

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...

#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...

Foreign countries, aid agencies race to reach Nepal quake victims

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - International agencies and governments rushed on Sunday to send search and rescue teams, doctors and medicines to Nepal where an earthquake has killed more than 2,400 people and left tens of thousands without food, water or shelter.Teams from India,...

#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...

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