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The community worked together to renovate the bund which also doubles as the main access road to the village. Photograph: Nipuna Kumbalathara/Oxfam
2015 North-East monsoon season has been one of the better ones for the community in Vavunathivu. They’ve received plenty of rain for the “Maha” paddy cultivating season, but unlike in the previous years, there hasn’t been devastating floods. The settlement surrounding the...
Smiling women. With Oxfam's help their community is now more resilient. Photograph: Nipuna Kumbalathara/Oxfam
Oxfam assists 3,000 rice farmers and their communities to be safer and more resilient so that they can withstand negative impacts of climate change, disaster, and unpredictable markets. 17 Grama Niladhari (GN) divisions in the Eastern districts of Batticaloa and Trincomalee are being assisted in...
A successful case of influencing under Sri Lanka’s Humanitarian Cash Transfer Programme Responsive and nimble influencing approaches are particularly critical in an emergency context. This case study highlights how Oxfam in Sri Lanka and partners used their understanding of the local context...
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