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Women’s Woes: surviving daily life inside a refugee camp

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 Posted in Emergencies, Gender in Emergencies, Protection, Women | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1521" align="aligncenter" width="540"] A woman sits inside a makeshift tent in Unchiprang Camp, Bangladesh. More than half of the people who fled and crossed over to Bangladesh from neighboring Myanmar are women. (Genevive Estacaan/Oxfam)[/caption] Unchiprang Camp, 17 October — The ...

Battered by Mahasen- Life still continues in cyclone ravaged Barguna

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 Posted in Emergencies | 2 Comments »

Md Abdul Quayyum, Media and Communication Coordinator Barguna, located in the Barishal Division of South-western Bangladesh, geographically is bound by the Bay of Bengal on the South, and is surrounded by rivers Payra, Bishkhali and Baleshwar, which make it vulnerable to ...

Haiyan leaves Humanitarian crises: Coming back from the Philippines

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 Posted in Emergencies | No Comments »

Jannat Noor- Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihood Coordinator

Oxfam and bKash seal the deal to work together for humanitarian response

Monday, February 11th, 2013 Posted in Emergencies, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_367" align="alignnone" width="300"] Signing ceremony[/caption] An agreement was signed between Oxfam and bKash, a joint venture between BRAC Bank Limited, Bangladesh, and Money in Motion LLC, USA, in the capital on 10 February, 2013 aiming to transfer cash to 3371 ...

FRESH gives Jamena hope to start afresh

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 Posted in Emergencies | 1 Comment »

Contributed by: A. Rouf of Oxfam GB Edited by: Asad of Oxfam GB and Azam of FRESH Consortium, Abdul Quayyum and Gareth Price-Jones It’s been about 30 years since Jamena Begum and her husband Nazim Uddin got married. They live in a ...

OHCB Quarterly Review Meeting in Cox’s Bazar

Thursday, December 6th, 2012 Posted in Emergencies | No Comments »

The Oxfam Humanitarian Capacity Building (OHCB) Project’s Quarterly Review Meeting was held on 7-8 November in Cox’s Bazar. Project Managers of 19 humanitarian partners; the humanitarian team of Oxfam GB; and Oxfam Hong Kong’s ACD, Kabita Bose actively participated in ...