Strengthening Community-Based Early-Warning System

Success of any end to end early warning system is ultimately determined only at the last mile. If it is unable to drive positive community action, the system is not efficient enough. The human component and not technology, should therefore be the essential foundation of any efficient end to end...

Tamil Nadu Floods

SharelinesOxfam is on the ground in #Cuddalore providing dry food to the worst affected areas. http://bit.ly/Tamil-Nadu-FloodsOxfam completes debris removal at Koyambude, #Chennai, one of the worst affected slums in the city. http://bit.ly/Tamil-Nadu-FloodsIndia’s fourth largest and most populous...

Oxfam distributed shelter kits and community water filters in Manipur

SharelinesOxfam has distributed shelter kits to 300 households in #ManipurEarthquake area. Read more http://bit.ly/1KDgvggOxfam is on ground in #ManipurEarthquake zone providing aid to those affected. Read http://bit.ly/1KDgvggThe Eastern Indian state of Manipur was hit by an earthquake that...

'Bihar first state to draw disaster risk reduction road map'

Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar's 100 days in office this time may be dismissed by his opponents as a period marked by rhetoric. But he deserves appreciation for his concern for the safety and security of the people of this state, which is often hit by disasters and fall under seismic zone."It...

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...

Tamil Nadu Floods

SharelinesOxfam is on the ground in #Cuddalore providing dry food to the worst affected areas. http://bit.ly/Tamil-Nadu-FloodsOxfam completes debris removal at Koyambude, #Chennai, one of the worst affected slums in the city. http://bit.ly/Tamil-Nadu-FloodsIndia’s fourth largest and most populous...

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...

No respite for 72-year-old Sitaram, a month after #NepalEarthquake

72-yr-old Sitaram and his wife have no home after #NepalEarthquake. Help them. http://bit.ly/1Rh6xQx #1monthNepal. When the massive aftershock of 7.3 magnitude hit on May 12, 2015, 72-year-old Sitaram and his wife Vishnu were inside their small house in Milbichauna village, Gorkha...

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...

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