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Khi nông dân Việt Nam ở đồng bằng sông Cửu Long (ĐBSCL) đang phải chống trọi với tình trạng hạn hán và xâm nhập mặn trầm trọng hơn cả đợt hạn lịch sử 2016, “cơn ác mộng” mang tên Covid-19 ập đến. Đối mặt với khủng hoảng kép chưa từng có tiền lệ, những người sản xuất nhỏ đã chứng minh rằng sự chuẩn...
As the Vietnamese southern farmers struggled with the drought and saline intrusion whose severity outweighs that in the 2016, the country is yet hit with the novel Coronavirus. Facing a twofold crisis, smallholders proved that their sound preparedness and good collaborations could work wonders amid...
The COVID-19 disease has made millions of people in the ASEAN fall into poverty. To defeat poverty, one of the key issues that ASEAN countries must do is changing their current tax policies. Lan Mercado, regional director of Oxfam in Asia, points out three things that the regions should do. Before...
As Covid-19 grips the world, market economy have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and support those in need, for very low wages. Majority of these care workers...
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the President of South Africa and Chair of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, the President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall and the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...
Mnet and Oxfam policy recommendations in response to GoV's relief package At the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Party, the Government and Vietnamese people have unified to drastically and effectively implement the undertakings of the Party and follow the direction of the Government,...
- By Lan Mercado, Regional Director, Oxfam in Asia The number of active COVID-19 patients in ASEAN passed 10,000 at the beginning of this week. As a collective, ASEAN represents nearly 650 million people, and with more people continuing to be infected with each passing day, the ASEAN, it’s people,...
New analysis shows the economic crisis caused by coronavirus could push over half a billion people into poverty unless urgent and dramatic action is taken. This virus affects us all, even princes and film stars. But the equality ends there. By exploiting the extreme inequalities between rich and...
Government relief efforts for COVID-19 affected workers need to target the most vulnerable to shocks - Babeth Ngoc Han Lefur, Country Director, Oxfam in Vietnam On April 2, t he Vietnamese Government announced a plan for a US$2.6 billion relief package to help those most affected by the COVID-19...