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18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...

Can’t Afford Another Haiyan

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Mayling Chan For many, the months of November and December are joyous times that are spent with family and friends. But for millions of Filipinos, it is a reminder of one of the country’s worst tragedies – the day ...

Let the anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan stir the world to high ambition on climate change.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It’s been one year since super-Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a disaster that devastated thousands of lives and left millions of people homeless. It was the strongest typhoon to make landfall since records began, causing a huge storm surge ...

It Could Happen To You

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

by Shafqat Aziz “It won’t happen to me” is a widely found syndrome. It is a tendency we observe more particularly in cases of extreme misfortune, especially in the face of  major disasters and accidents. While discussing possibility of such occurrences, ...

5 critical things we learned from the latest report on climate change by Tim Gore*

Monday, March 31st, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Today leading international experts on climate change, the IPCC, presented their latest report on the impacts of climate change on humanity, and what we can do about it. It’s a lengthy report, so we’ve shrunk it down to Oxfam's five ...

Raising Goats to Beat Poverty and Climate Change by Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung*

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2032" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Nursing the goat and her babies. Photo: Hong Nguyen/Oxfam[/caption]

Amid Haiyan’s howling winds, a global wake-up call

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Now is the time for governments to address climate change The cool, grey winter skies here in Poland match the sombre mood inside the National Stadium where climate negotiations are being held in the capital, as news of the devastation wrought ...

Regional NGOs calls for unified, vigorous ASEAN stance in climate talks following Haiyan devastation

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1945" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Vincent Malasador/Oxfam[/caption]