Deadly floods and landslides in South Asia have already killed 300 people and forced over 12 million more from their homes, as the disaster continues to escalate. During the past few days, India, Nepal and Bangladesh have experienced some of the largest floods in years, threatening millions more people. Oxfam staff in the three countries say […]
Heavy rainfall and flooding has affected more than 7 million people in two Indian states of Assam and Bihar. Oxfam is responding and providing clean drinking water, emergency shelter and hygiene kits to affected people in several districts of Assam and Bihar. The flooding has caused massive destruction in 30 districts of Assam and 12 […]
Oxfam is getting ready to respond with food, clean water, shelter and hygiene kits to help cyclone-battered communities along India’s eastern coast after powerful Cyclone Fani slammed into the country on Friday. Cyclone Fani is the strongest cyclonic storm since the Super Cyclone of 1999, which claimed close to 10,000 lives. At least three people […]
Oxfam India is preparing emergency relief and assistance for people affected by one of the worst floods in the history of Kerala. The Kerala floods have affected more than one million people, left hundreds of thousands homeless and so far claimed the lives of more than 350 people. Oxfam India’s Director of Programs and Humanitarian […]
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 […]
Oxfam is ready to respond with staff on the ground after a 6.8 strong earthquake rocked North Eastern India this morning.
Oxfam is responding to flooding in India that has affected people in 2,500 villages in the Jammu Kashmir region, in the worst natural disaster to hit the region in 60 years.