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As the cyclone and monsoon season approches in Bangladesh, Oxfam is working hard to provide emergency aid and help Rohingya refugee families prepare for a disaster. Credit: Maruf Hasan/Oxfam

Vulnerable Rohingya refugees living in makeshift camps in Bangladesh now face further disaster, as monsoon rains and possible cyclones will cause floods and landslides and increase the risk of deadly disease. Oxfam is ramping up its work to improve hygiene, sanitation and water delivery, and prepare families in the face of the expected storms. You can help.

 Kathmandu, Nepal: Durga Maharjan, founder and owner of a local weaving business. Durga trained at ACP, learning how to weave before starting her own business making bedspreads, which also employs others. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

After having learned intricate weaving skills from the Association for Craft Producers (ACP) - an Oxfam local partner -, Durga decided to set up a workshop at home and train all of her sisters and sisters-in-law. She is one of the 4,500 earthquake-affected families receiving Oxfam's support to create sustainable income through the promotion of fair trade.  Read her story.

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