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...

Providing Alternate Energy Solutions to Ensure Safe Drinking Water in Flood-Prone District of Odisha

In Odisha, Oxfam India works in flood-prone settlements of Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, and Daya river basins providing safe drinking water, at all times including emergencies. Along with SOLAR, Oxfam India has introduced alternative energy solutions to the Iron Removal Plant and Pond Sand Filtration...

Ten years of the Forest Rights Act: Opportunity lost?

 Hari Bandhu Kanhar (45 years) is a Gond tribal of Jhankarmunda village, district Bolangir, Odisha whose family recently received legal title over his forest land under the Forest Rights Act, 2006. On being asked about the difference of being landless and having a land title, he shared that...