Climate Change

Oxfam - The World Bank meets in Indonesia, days after the ominous wake-up call of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5 degrees report.  From prolonged droughts in Afghanistan to floods across the entirety of South Asia and mega typhoons in the Philippines, Asia has felt the brunt of climate change firsthand. The number of disasters in the region continues to increase both in quantity and devastation, leaving millions of women, men, and children without food and water and displaced from t
The number of disasters in Asia continues to increase both in quantity and devastation, leaving millions without food and water and displaced from their homes. We’re less than a half a degree away from a catastrophe of unimaginable scale.
Hotter hungrier world - Oxfam
Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts, and the IPCC just showed that things can get much worse.
Oxfam in Asia - Sri Lanka - Helping Rice Farmers Cope with Natural Disasters - Weather Index Insurance
In Eastern Sri Lanka, natural disasters like floods and droughts often damage or destroy the harvests of rice farmers. For a majority of them, paddy cultivation is their only income, and this climate-sensitive crop relies on the availability of right amount of water and sunshine.
Oxfam in Asia - Philippines - A Climate of Difficult Choices
The international community has failed to deliver climate finance at the scale required for vulnerable countries like the Philippines to adapt to climate change. Urgent scale up and effective use of climate finance is required, targeted towards locally-led inclusive adaptation for the most...
Oxfam in Asia - Pakistan - Hakim Mai, An Inspiring Climate Change Fighter
Meet Hakim Mai, a 27 year old mother of two small children living in the Multan District of the Punjab Province in Pakistan.
Oxfam in Asia - Stories - Timor Leste - Weathering Climate Change in Timor Leste
Watch our short film that shows the human face of climate change adaptation in Timor-Leste.
Oxfam in Asia - Campaigns and Policy - Behind the Price
Human suffering should never be an ingredient in the food we eat. Pledge to stand with the people who produce the food on our tables.
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