Australia is learning firsthand what our neighbours have suffered for years

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The bushfires have shown us what climate change looks like. A reality millions are facing today all over the world. We reflect on the crisis and what we can do today.

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How you’re helping women artisans set up shop in Nepal

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Thanks to you, we’re able to support 2700 earthquake-affected men and women with the tools and training to set up their own businesses in Nepal.

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A shaky arrival in Nepal

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Lives were lost, homes reduced to rubble, and livelihoods shattered — but Muna survived. And amid the chaos, she welcomed her second son into the world.

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“We only need water”

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The water crisis in Nepal is so acute that in Darchula, a group of women came together to advocate for clean water to be brought to their village.

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The struggle for clean water — dispatch from Far West Nepal

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Oxfam’s Kate Bensen reports from the field in Far West Nepal, where nearly 3 in 4 people survive on dirty, unsafe water.

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Strength is not optional for women like Hira

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Hira walks for 14 hours a day to collect water for her family — all because there is no clean water in her village.

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Nine months pregnant, Kiran carries heavy loads of water to survive

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Kiran, who is nine months pregnant, just wants her children to grow up healthy and strong. But she has no access to clean water and she must walk long distances to collect water from a dirty well.

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A lifetime spent searching for clean water

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In the remote mountains of Far West Nepal, women like Dhana have dedicated their entire lives to the relentless chore of finding water.

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A gift from the heart when tragedy strikes

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When earthquakes devastated Nepal in 2015, thousands of lives were lost. Without the generosity of Oxfam supporters, families like Til’s might still be homeless and drinking contaminated ground water.

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Rebuilding Nepal: six months on

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It’s been six months since the first of two devastating earthquakes devastated Nepal. Oxfam emergency teams and the people of Nepal have been working hard to rebuild — thanks to our incredible Oxfam supporters. Here’s what we’ve achieved together so far.

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Nepal’s mountain guides helping Oxfam deliver aid to remote villages

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In the last month two large earthquakes and more than 100 aftershocks have devastated Nepal. Thousands of survivors are now without homes — and with the monsoon season around the corner — Oxfam’s top priority is to deliver shelter and emergency aid as soon as possible. Read 9 stories of survival.

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Oxfam delivering aid in Nepal

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Oxfam has been delivering aid for more than a week, building pit toilets, providing shelter and clean water and distributing hygiene kits to families in the wake of the Nepal Earthquake. The following images are from Tundikhel camp — one of the biggest Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camps in Kathmandu. An 11,000 litre water tank has been installed and 20 pit toilets have been constructed.

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2.8 million displaced: Nepal survivors face second disaster

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The earthquake in Nepal has razed more than 70,000 homes to the ground and damaged countless others. Thousands of people are now homeless and sleeping outdoors, too afraid to return to their homes. Without clean water, sanitation and life saving aid, disease is imminent. Sangita, her husband and their two children are just on family who lost everything after the Nepal earthquake.

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Oxfam responds to Nepal earthquake: people of Nepal in dire need.

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The heartbreaking aftermath of the Nepal earthquake continues. Oxfam is on the ground already providing clean water, pit toilets and emergency shelter to survivors in Kathmandu Valley camps. — but the people of Nepal are in dire need of more emergency relief. Oxfam is aiming to provide aid to at least 350,000 people but we need your help today.

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Donations needed in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake

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Oxfam teams are now in Kathmandu responding to Nepal’s most powerful earthquake in decades. More than 3.5 million people are estimated to have been affected by the earthquake that hit on Saturday. Thousands of people are sleeping in the open to avoid being crushed in further building collapses and survivors are now vulnerable to hidden health risks. […]

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Kathmandu was ever a disaster-in-waiting

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Shaheen Chughtai (Oxfam’s Deputy Head of Humanitarian Policy and Campaigns) is in Kathmandu. She shares her firsthand experiences The densely populated capital of one of the world’s poorest countries clings to the slopes of the seismically unstable Himalayas.

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