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 monsoon rains falling on the Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar, southern Bangladesh, have caused over 130 landslides, damaged 3,300 shelters and affected 28,000 refugees, Oxfam said today. A survey of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh carried out by Oxfam before the start of the monsoon season found that more than half were almost completely […]
Time is running out for aid workers to get vital assistance and pre-positioned supplies to people affected by the Nepal earthquakes, with the monsoon season about to start and tens of thousands of people still living outdoors in makeshift shelters.
The rapidly approaching monsoon season in Nepal threatens to bring another round of disasters for survivors of the recent earthquake who are still spending each night sleeping in the open, Oxfam said.