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Refugees on the Frontlines

Sunday, June 21st, 2020 Posted in Emergencies | No Comments »

On World Refugee Day Oxfam Celebrates Refugee Leadership By Alexandra Kotowski  Amina, a 21-year-old Rohingya woman living in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camps, was having problems with her husband when she learned about a refugee-led women’s group in her community. Amina’s husband ...

Coordination, Communication and Compassion: Leading COVID-19 Humanitarian Response by Oxfam in Bangladesh

Monday, May 11th, 2020 Posted in Emergencies | No Comments »

Writer:  Dr. Dipankar Datta  It’s been so many days, weeks, or months, our life has changed, depending where we live in this world. With COVID 19, we are experiencing something which is so global, and at the same time so personal! ...

Trust comes first: strengthening COVID-19 prevention mechanism in Rohingya camps

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 Posted in Emergencies, Protection, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Author: Dipankar Datta, Country Director  Since the inception of the humanitarian response in September 2017, Oxfam has placed dedicated efforts in building relationship with the Rohingya refugee community with a special focus on decision makers in the community such as traditional ...

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