While the threats and risks the Asia Pacific face from climate change are well known, the recent IPCC report tells us the worst is yet to come. We urge Asia Pacific leaders gathering at the ADB Meetings in Fiji to build a resilient, inclusive and climate-just Asia Pacific.
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.