Oxfam - Earthquake relief efforts in Pakistan - Stavros Niarchos Foundation


Earthquake relief efforts in Pakistan
For relief efforts for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan. Oxfam provided survivors with appropriate shelter and access to clean water.

Oxfam offered tents, blankets and plastic sheeting, and donated materials for constructing shelters in affected regions.  It helped hundreds of thousands of people by providing clean water, sanitation, solid waste collection and hygiene items.
Oxfam was established in 1942 as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, created to address the needs of war refugees and displaced people. Today, Oxfam works internationally to address the needs of people living in poverty through long-term programs focusing on education, health, economic development and human rights.  The organization also undertakes projects in areas plagued by conflict and natural disasters.