Typhoon Mangkhut

Ompong is the 15th storm to hit the Philippines this year and, so far, the strongest for 2018.
After Ompong Landfall Tuguegerao City. Photo: Oxfam Philippines

Rubina: Hope for Her Daughter

"You can’t change the past, but you can change the future." – Rubina
Rubina and her dauther play with a guitar. Photo: Abu Abdullah/Oxfam

Rohingya Refugee Crisis

More than 860,000 Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh and are living in refugee camps. Oxfam is responding now.
Boat arrives in Bangladesh. Credit: Aurélie Marrier d'Unienville

It may look like just a bicycle...

For some young people, the road to education can be long and arduous – quite literally. In Balaka District, Malawi, where many schoolgirls live up to 25km from the classroom, getting there used to be a struggle. We are helping change that.
Alice* used to get sick regularly. Photo: Corinna Kern

Creating space to tackle child marriage in Bangladesh

Being married early comes with so many costs and the consequences are immense. Creating Spaces, is helping to tackle violence against women and child marriage in Bangladesh.
Young women in a Creating Spaces community group in Fazilpur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh raising their hands when asked, “who got married before they were ready?”


This immediate response is informed by rapid assessments made by Oxfam and local partners that clean water and shelter are the urgent priorities for communities directly affected by the typhoon.    ... more
Thousands of evacuees are currently staying inside churches and schools and do not have access to food, safe water, and sanitation.     ... more
Ompong is the 15th storm to hit the Philippines this year and, so far, the strongest for 2018.     ... more



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