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Oxfam supports partners and local government in responding to Cianjur Earthquake in Indonesia

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Oxfam is supporting the Humanitarian Knowledge Hub (JMK) in responding to the earthquake which hit Cianjur and Sukabumi in Indonesia last week. The partners have started distributing basic sanitation kits…

Six Women Creating Spaces for Gender Justice in Asia

Tags: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

Through the Creating Spaces project, these women champion female leadership to advance gender justice.

A group of Brown women wearing colourful saris are sitting down on the floor and raising their hands.

"Let me be the last survivor": Lessons from six years of action to end violence against women and girls in Asia

Tags: Feminist Aid, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

How communities in east and south Asia tackled gender-based violence and changed laws and social norms to protect women and girls.

Three girls dressed formally hold two red dark pink banners with white text that reads, hashtag End child marriage and hashtag girl defenders. All the girls are smiling and looking directly at the camera. The one standing in the middle wears a red headscarf.

Oxfam warns of COVID-19 risks in camps following Indonesian earthquake

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Oxfam warned today of the risk of an outbreak of coronavirus in the over-crowded camps where people are sheltering following Friday’s earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia. At least 56 people are…

Innovation meets expertise: Oxfam’s clean water projects around the world

Oxfam's water engineers provide large-scale water supplies and disease-preventing sanitation facilities to millions of vulnerable people around the world.

Sulawesi Rebuilds

Tags: Natural Disasters

On September 28, 2018, a devastating 7.4 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck Sulawesi. More than 2,000 people died, 68,000 homes were destroyed, 211,000 people were displaced and more than 2…

Palu, Indonesia: Children participate in a demonstration on good hygiene in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi on September 28, 2018.

Oxfam provides water and sanitation to those hit by Indonesia Tsunami

Tags: Emergency Response

Oxfam will work with the Government of Indonesia to provide clean water and hygiene facilities to people affected by the tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait. The latest reports put…

Oxfam ready to respond as dozens killed after tsunami in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait

Tags: Emergency Response

Coastal communities in small islands in the Sundra Strait are believed to be among the worst hit from the tsunami. Oxfam is getting ready to respond to tsunami-affected communities in…

How technology is advancing women’s rights in Indonesia

As International Day of the Girl approaches, it got me thinking about how lucky we are. We don’t live in the same world that our grandmothers and mothers did, where…

Twenty-seven-year-old Juhaeirah is the leader of one of the women’s caucuses of the project. Photo Credit: Oxfam

Global Index reveals governments split between fighting and fueling inequality

by | Replace this with image credit information The Index comes ahead this week’s meeting of finance ministers, central bank governors, and other economic leaders at the World Bank and…

Tsunami survivors face long queues for clean water: Oxfam

by | Replace this with image credit information Water pipes were damaged in the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that struck on 28 September, and the city has become dependent on a fleet…

Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu with clean water in short supply

by | Replace this with image credit information Water remains the main issue, with most supply infrastructure, such as pipes, damaged in the earthquakeOxfam water treatment units and purification kits…

Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

by | Replace this with image credit information At least 840 people were killed and hundreds of houses and buildings collapsed have collapsed following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi.…

Oxfam makes plans to reach 100,000 people with basic aid after Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

by | Replace this with image credit information An estimated 1.5 million people could be affected by the earthquake and tsunami, in addition to the 830 confirmed fatalities. Oxfam’s local…

Oxfam and partners assessing damage after earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

by | Replace this with image credit information A massive earthquake and tsunami hit coastal towns in the country’s central island of Sulawesi on Friday. Oxfam and its local partners…

Palu Tsunami, Indonesia

Fresh quakes in Lombok cause mass panic and worsens need for urgent aid

by | Replace this with image credit information On Tuesday at least a dozen shocks of 5-Richter magnitude have followed on the heels of Sunday’s big quakes of 6.3 and…

More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok: Oxfam

by | Replace this with image credit information With the latest quake adding to the tens of thousands already in temporary shelters and under open skies, there is an increasing…

Oxfam Provides Drinking Water and Shelter to Thousands as 600,000 are Hit by Indonesia Earthquake

by | Replace this with image credit information Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors after 7-R magnitude earthquake hit Lombok Island in Indonesia…

Oxfam Canada launches project to ‘Power Up’ women’s political participation in Indonesia

(Jakarta) Thanks to a $2.6 million contribution from the Canadian government, Oxfam Canada will harness the power of technology to help Indonesian women develop a stronger voice in their communities…

The Girl Child is Resilient, Strong and Unstoppable

Tags: Advocacy in Canada, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

“Do not get married if you are a child, because you do not yet understand about the household. “  These are the words of Putri (15) who, married at 13,…


Almost 100 dead after Indonesia earthquake, Oxfam responding

Oxfam is mounting a response to the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern end of the Indonesian island of Sumatra near Banda Aceh yesterday morning. Almost 100 people have…

Ten years on: A fishing community remembers Oxfam

Tags: Emergency Response

December 26, 2014 marks the 10 year anniversary of the 9.1 Richter Scale earthquake that struck the western coast of the Indonesian province of Northern Sumatra. It was the third…