Tagged: Sri Lanka
Oxfam is now providing emergency relief to over 36,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Sri Lankan troops and LTTE rebels in the past few days, amid fears for thousands more women, men and children trapped behind rebel lines.
Oxfam International is preparing to close its response to Indian Ocean tsunami at the end of this month, four years after the disaster. Oxfam and its local partner organizations assisted 2.5 million people in seven tsunami-affected countries in the largest emergency program in its history.
In the tsunami- and conflict-affected village of Thandiadi, one group of women is rearing hybrid goats to improve their livelihoods and learning how to manage their finances at the same time.