Tagged: water and sanitation
The end of search and rescue efforts does not mean we can slow down. Relief and recovery for the survivors is the priority now.
International aid agency Oxfam today began tankering clean water into Padang, as part of the relief effort for the many people affected by last Wednesday’s 7.6 magnitude earthquake. Providing clean water is an immediate priority.
Millions of people forced to flee the fighting in Pakistan’s Swat Valley struggled to receive vital aid because the international community provided too little help, too late, according to a report released today by international aid agency Oxfam.
Manila, Philippines — International aid agency Oxfam today urged the Philippine government to look at environmental sanitation and safe water as the two key needs of women, men and children affected by Typhoon Ketsana.
Capped wells lined with a volcanic-rock filter provide families in Salvadoran communities with clean drinking water.
Oxfam, together with WaterAid UK and local partner Rural Aid, is working to improve access to water and sanitation facilities in Eastern Ghana...
Recent conflict in the Swat Valley of the North Western Front Province has forced more than 2 million men, women and children to flee their homes.We're planning to support nearly 360,000 internally displaced people.
Thousands of lives are at risk in Sri Lanka because aid to refugees is being restricted by a government ban on aid agency vehicles entering the camps, and difficulties in securing access for staff , Oxfam said today.
Hundreds of thousands of people who survived Myanmar's worst-ever cyclone are facing the prospect of being trapped in debt with little prospect of securing further credit or loans and need urgent help from the international community.