A woman laughs next to an Oxfam water tank in Burunchili, Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepal earthquake response, six months on

Six months on from the Nepal Earthquake we look at some of the ways that Oxfam has helped real people on the ground, including providing shelter kits, latrines and safe drinking water. 

Nepal: Helping locals rebuild community infrastructure

Oxfam’s Cash for Work (CFW) program is providing short-term employment to vulnerable families in Sindhupalchowk, a severely affected district where more than 3,500 people died and more than 99% houses were damaged. 

Women are handling stones from a collapsed school block after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. Photo: Rakesh Tuladhar/Oxfam

The two massive earthquakes that struck Nepal on 25th April and 12th May have left hundreds of thousands families without shelter and livelihoods. As the winter approaches, we urgently need your help to keep saving lives and support Nepalese people towards long term recovery.

Evacuation route sign

The Indian Ocean Tsunami, 10 Years On

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was a pivotal moment for the humanitarian sector; many lessons were learned and the humanitarian system was strengthened as a result. However, ten years on, significant challenges remain.


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