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Value of Water Filter – Women’s Perspective

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 5 Comments »

Hang Kosuan Village, Stung Treng _ For most people, the 80-liter plastic container and a clay water filter are probably the last things they consider as quality household items. But for many poor women, these simple, no-nonsense things give them ...

Ketsana – A Blessing in Disguise for Some

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

Stung Treng, Cambodia _ Somewhere in a small, remote village where everyone has been more or less affected by Typhoon Ketsana since September last year, there was at least one family that saw the disaster as a life-saving incident. Posing in ...

World Food Day: Typhoon Ketsana destroys Cambodia’s rice harvest

Monday, October 19th, 2009 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

This entry was posted on Oxfam's News Blog on October 16th, 2009 at 11:22 am Typhoon Ketsana made this year’s annual flood in Cambodia so much more intense that hectares of rice have been destroyed. Oxfam’s Dow Punpiputt reports. This is my first ...

Filipinos still don’t have full access to cheaper medicines

Friday, October 24th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Ma. Elisa P. Osorio | Sunday, October 12, 2008 Filipinos still do not have full access to cheaper medicines as the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) crafted by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IP Philippines) do not ensure ...

Getting to Bao Yen

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

"Bao Ha station!", someone shouted. The voice got Ly and I out of bed, quickly packing our stuff. Two minutes later, we were out of the cabin, stumbling our way towards the carriage’s door. Reclining on her desk chair, a sleepy ...

NEW OXFAM PAPER–Climate Wrongs and Human Rights

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Putting people at the heart of climate-change policy In failing to tackle climate change with urgency, rich countries are effectively violating the human rights of millions of the world’s poorest people. Continued excessive greenhouse-gas emissions primarily from industrialised nations are – ...