Oxfam has opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The industrial-scale plant, funded by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, can process the waste of 150,000 people.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam today.
Oxfam is getting ready to respond to tsunami-affected communities in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, with reports that more than 200 people have died and hundreds more injured following a tsunami that struck islands in the Strait last night.
Oxfam joined the Citizens' Disaster Response Center, and Cagayan Valley Disaster Response Center to provide on-site situational updates and conduct rapid needs assessments of areas impacted byTyphoon Mangkhut.
Business has a prime role to play in building an ASEAN that works for all Asians, says the Oxfam Report “The Future of Business: Shaping inclusive growth in South-East Asia,” launched as the World Economic Forum (WEF) ASEAN meeting in Hanoi, 11-13 September 2018.