A massive outpouring of support followed in the wake of the disaster, allowing Oxfam to help families recover and rebuild. “Positive things are happening here now,” says one survivor in Aceh.
A young advocate for girls’ education and a leader who co-founded an organization with Oxfam share this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Countless lives have been saved due to evacuation efforts by the Indian government, but hundreds of thousands of people are now in need of humanitarian assistance.
In the wake of Cyclone Phailin, Oxfam teams are setting out to identify the greatest needs.
With landfall of Cyclone Phailin imminent on the coast of India, Oxfam is standing by and preparing to respond as needed.
Read Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai undercity” and it will open your eyes about what it means to really get to know a place and its people and to tell their story accurately–no small responsibility. This is the story of Annawadi, a desperately poor community of families […]