natural disasters

natural disasters

Oxfam marks 60 years of working in India

Oxfam India’s CEO Nisha Agrawal is in the UK this week to mark 60 years of Oxfam working in India, responding to emergencies and helping to pull millions of people out of poverty.

China earthquake – one year on

Although there has been significant improvement in people’s livelihoods, and good work has been done to reduce the risks and impacts of future natural disasters, Oxfam calls for more support for the poorest people who survived.



With an estimated 200 million inhabitants, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. 70 percent of the population lives in rural areas, with 24-40 percent under the poverty line.


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