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Oxfam provides water and sanitation to those hit by Indonesia Tsunami

Oxfam will work with the Government of Indonesia to provide clean water and hygiene facilities to people affected by the tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait. Thousands of people are housed in makeshift camps, and they need aid urgently including clean drinking water, food, and sanitary supplies.
Residents inspect the damage to their homes on Carita beach on December 23, 2018, after the area was hit by a tsunami on December 22. Photo SEMI/AFP/Getty Images
On Saturday 22 December, a devastating tsunami struck the islands in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, especially the Pandenglang area, South Lampung and Serang, following a deep-sea volcano eruption. It has reportedly killed 430 people, injured hundreds more and displaced more than 11,000 from their homes.
Plus de 300 000 personnes seraient actuellement sans abri après le séisme qui a frappé l'île centrale de Sulawesi, en Indonésie.
Oxfam and partners are scaling up their response to support 500,000 people after a devastating earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami, killing more than 2,000 people. We urgently need your help to reach those who are most affected. Please give what you can today.
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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.

Children washing their plates at an Oxfam water point, Swat valley, Pakistan

When conflict and disaster strike, we deliver high quality humanitarian aid, speedily and extensively. We also work with governments, local organizations and communities so that they are ready to respond in emergencies, and able to cope when crisis hits.

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