Tagged: Indonesia

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Tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental and certification organizations commits to finding solution to systemic problems locking-in low wages for tea workers. 

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Oxfam is demanding that the Malaysian multinational, Sime Darby, quickly rights wrongs at its palm tree plantation in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal.

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Mrs Mursidah by her destroyed house. She's been seeking shelter underneath the wreckage. Credit: Laura Eldon/Oxfam

A devastating 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on 30 September, killing at least 1,000 people and affecting thousands more.

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Oxfam's Janna Hamilton administering first aid. Credit: Jane Ussher/Oxfam

From Samoa to the Philippines to Indonesia and Vietnam, Oxfam has been providing clean water, blankets, hygiene kits and other vital provisions to local communities that desperately need them.

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Sumatra tsunami relief effort: Oxfam tarps have been distributed by local partners, on the road from Padang heading north to Pariaman, Indonesia. Credit: Kate Thwaites/Oxfam

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.

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Additional aid team arrive in Padang, Sumatra to assist Oxfam partners. Vital stocks of emergency aid have been dispatched to the quake zone in Sumatra, Indonesia today (3 October 2009).

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