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Devastating earthquakes in Nepal - Please Help

On May 12, 2015, a second powerful earthquake, 7.3 magnitude, shook an already devastated Nepal. Oxfam is on the ground providing relief work with clean water, sanitation and emergency food supplies.


 Oxfam is on the ground providing relief work with clean water, sanitation and emergency food supplies.

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Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without drinking water – raising the total number of Yemenis without a clean water supply and sanitation to at    ... more
One month on since the first earthquake hit Nepal, Oxfam is working with mountain guides and porters to deliver life saving aid to the most remote communities before the imminent monsoon hits the country.    ... more

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An elderly woman is being assisted by a volunteer to pass through the cordoned off site in Patan Durbar Square, UNESCO World Geritage Site.
The 7.9 magnitude earthquake on 25th April left the country reeling, killing over 8,000 people, injuring more than 18,000 and leaving 2.8 million people without homes.    ... more
Elsa (13) stands beside her grandmother Dhankumari.
As we see the poignant images coming out of Nepal’s catastrophic earthquake, it’s important to remember those who often remain invisible in such disasters. Historically, women and children are the most marginalized survivors, as their needs become subordinate to    ... more
a 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Kathmandu, Nepal leading to massive loss of life & destruction of entire communities.
Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada's Executive Director, said: "This will double the power of donations from generous Canadians, and go even further in life-saving operations, ensuring the people of Nepal are able to recover as quickly as possible from this terrible    ... more