Subject: disasters

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Fragile progress in Haiti three years on, but more needs to be done

Three years after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country and its people continue to...

Oxfam and partners begin Philippines emergency response

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha on the southern island...

Survey shows vast majority of Haitian quake survivors living in camps are unable to leave

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps ...

Typhoon Bopha moves west of the Philippines - impact less severe than expected

Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Bopha was not as severe compared to last year's tropical storm Washi which affected similar areas,...

Oxfam steps up response to growing crisis in eastern Congo

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Oxfam urges support from the International Community to help people affected by tropical storm in Bangladesh

International agency Oxfam today (16th October) called on the International Community for support to help the people affected by the tropical storm that hit the remote islands on the southeast coast...

New survey reveals Somalia’s food crisis remains critical and likely to worsen in coming months

A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country...

Oxfam responds as flooding affects Pakistan

International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive...

Worst flooding in more than 80 years affecting half a million people in Niger

International aid agency Oxfam on Wednesday warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met. Floodwaters in Niamey and...

Sahel food harvest

Improved harvest forecast for Sahel region - Good news but don't take the foot off the gas

International aid agency Oxfam and leading West African farmers network ROPPA today welcomed an initial forecast of an improved harvest in the Sahel region but warned governments and the UN that...

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