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British Labour Party MP Rushanara Ali visiting Oxfam Project in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 Posted in Bangladesh | No Comments »

British Shadow Minister for International Development and a Labour Party MP Rushanara Ali visiting Oxfam's mock drilling on how to face an earthquake event organized in Sylhet.

Early Recovery …. When Money is the Best Answer!

Monday, January 18th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Regional Media Coordinator Uamdao Noikorn and Digital Vision Manager Taipida Moodhitaporn have met with families whose houses were destroyed when an earthquake hit West Sumatra in September 2009 to find out what their needs are after an early response was ...

Indonesia earthquake: Sanitation, cash grants and knickers

Monday, January 18th, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 2 Comments »

LIMO PURUIK VILLAGE, Padang Pariaman: Three months after an earthquake rocked West Sumatra, 56-year-old Ibu Darmulis’ life has started to settle slowly into a nice balance, along with tens of thousands of residents of Padang Pariaman, one of four areas ...

Indonesia earthquake: The joy of a bright orange water tank

Monday, January 18th, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 3 Comments »

A devastating 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on 30 September 2009. What happened is being done to help those affected? Uamdao Noikorn reports.AJUNG VILLAGE, Padang Pariaman: It was a delightful sight. Big ...

Hitting the ground running

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon | No Comments »

One of the things that has really struck me since I’ve been out in Padang is the importance of Oxfam’s work with local Indonesian organisations. When the earthquake struck here on 30 September, we were able to start distributions of ...

“I don’t think I’ll ever forget that day”

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon | No Comments »

As we travel north of Padang city, and closer to the epicentre of the earthquake, the destruction becomes more and more visible. Several of the roads we take have large cracks down the middle, requiring some careful navigation by our ...

Lastest update from Regional Director on West Sumatra Earthquake

Friday, October 9th, 2009 Posted in Sarah Ireland | No Comments »

Padang, Sumatra: Arriving in the quake zone

Thursday, October 8th, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon | No Comments »

News Blog October 8th, 2009 at 1:27 pm  Oxfam’s Laura Eldon sets the scene in Padang The departures lounge in Jakarta was a hive of activity this morning as I waited for my connecting flight to Padang. Half the room seemed to be filled ...