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Oxfam to help over 200,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh

Oxfam is providing clean water, sanitation and tarpaulins for emergency shelter to Rohingya people who have fled to Bangladesh. Nearly 370,000 people crossed into Bangladesh in the past four weeks, doubling the number of people seeking refuge in the south east of the country. The existing camps in Bangladesh are ill-equipped to handle the huge […]

41 million people affected by South Asia floods: Oxfam responds

The UN is reporting that at least 900 people have been killed by ongoing monsoonal flooding and landslides in India, Bangladesh and Nepal and its estimated 41 million people have been affected across a huge area. While some level of flooding occurs annually in the monsoon season, Oxfam staff in Bangladesh reported that two-thirds of […]

Four years on, fashion secrecy must stop

Commenting on the fourth anniversary of the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse that killed more than 1100 people in Bangladesh, Oxfam Australia inequality policy advisor Joy Kyriacou said: “Four years after the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse that prompted an international outcry, there is still a long way to go to ensure the people who […]

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