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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 ...

Blog: Cleaning hands, Saving lives

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon | 1 Comment »

Global Handwashing Day 2009Global Handwashing Day - West Sumatra 15 October 2009 Arriving at STN 2 School in Sungai Limau yesterday there was a hum of excitement as children chatted to each other, waiting for the special activities planned to mark ...

“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 ...

Oxfam GB in Indonesia’s Country Director talks about the emergency response in Padang, West Sumatra

Saturday, October 10th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Oxfam delivering clean water to earthquake survivors in Padang but more assistance needed

Monday, October 5th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Photo by Kate Thwaites/Oxfam Press Release. 4 October 2009 International aid agency Oxfam today began tanking clean water into Padang, as part of the relief effort for the many people affected by last Wednesday’s 7.6 magnitude earthquake. Oxfam’s Indonesia Emergency Response Manager David ...

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 – ...