Nearly 30,000 refugees from the conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile region have arrived in Jamam, a village in the remote Upper Nile state of South Sudan, since the start of 2012. Our team in South Sudan is providing clean water, public health and sanitation in and around the new camp.
In 2011, Oxfam continued to deliver emergency water, sanitation, and public health work in Haiti, working with communities and local organizations to find more permanent solutions to meet long-term needs for these services.
Three months after widespread flooding that has affected over 5 million people in southern Pakistan, a critical shortage of funding and broad international disinterest has left millions of people at risk of illness, malnutrition and cold as the winter closes in.
Building a latrine in a camp in Sindh, Pakistan: timelapse video. Together with our partners in the Shikapur district, we've installed 244 emergency latrines, at a cost of just 2,000 rupees each ($22.80). In the past year, Oxfam has helped 2.4 million people affected by the Pakistan floods.
Chief Kandala has been a traditional leader for more than 10 years in Mabumbu chiefdom. The chiefdom is one area where people saw open defecation as an acceptable practice.
We have worked with the local WASH committee to build latrines that are more suitable to the needs of the local community.
After the devastating floods in Pakistan in 2010, latrines in camps are a basic but essential facility.