Building a better future in Myanmar
Cyclone Nargis swept through the Ayeyarwady delta and Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on 2 and 3 May causing a level of destruction similar to the worst hit areas of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
Oxfam's humanitarian response has provided support to around half a million people so far. Working directly and with partners, our response has included a mixture of food security, water and sanitation, and emergency shelter provision. We have also been providing support to help people to recover their livelihoods.