Oxfam is supporting international efforts to assess needs in Patukhali, Barguna and Bhola, the three districts worst hit by Cyclone Mahasen that hit Bangladesh on 16 May.
A massive cyclone which hit Bangladesh in May 2009 is still having a devastating effect on the lives of many people in the country three years after the event.
Ahead of a high level Global Partnership for Education (GPE) meeting in Copenhagen today, Oxfam has called for rich country donors and the World Bank to put money on the table for basic education.
In November 2010 Mamtaz Begum, a young widow from Barguna, stood up and demanded justice for vulnerable communities near to the Bay of Bengal at a 'Climate Tribunal' in the capital, Dhaka. Watch her compelling story.
Mamtaz Begum (35) lives in the village of South Tetulbaria near to the Bay of Bengal. This village relies on fishing but the changing climate is threatening this way of life, and without fishing, there is little else for them to eat. She explains her story.
In November 2010, a shadow climate tribunal took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Supported by Oxfam, the tribunal was the first of its kind to take place in Bangladesh. Barek Majhi was a witness at the tribunal. Meet Barek and hear his story.