On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Through the “Alternative Ways of Working” approach, and with our local partner WASDA, we have been able to support communities in Lower and Middle Juba in a variety of new ways. These photos give an insight into some of the work.
We have worked with the local WASH committee to build latrines that are more suitable to the needs of the local community.
Since early in 2005, Oxfam has carried out research in the affected communities of India and Sri Lanka, laying the groundwork for programs, capturing observations and experiences of