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This video follows the driver of one of the water tankers who talks about how his own life has been affected and the importance of his job.

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Oxfam is working in the camps to help provide clean water and latrines for the thousands of people living there.

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Thanks to your overwhelming support, Oxfam has been able to support more than 420,000 people.

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Jane Barrett reports from Niger, which is going through a serious food crisis. Herders are desperately trying to feed their animals, but are now resorting to selling their emaciated livestock.

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Fisherfolk have reported a significant decline in fish catches in the years following Cyclone Narigs. Oxfam has provided farming and fishing equipment to 11,500 families. Credit: Aye Zaw Myo/Oxfam

Oxfam called for additional funding for the 2008 Cyclone Nargis survivors in Myanmar today, saying the upcoming monsoon season is posing a serious threat to their recovery with shelter still a pressing need and agriculture at risk.

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A wheel pump in Cambodia. Credit: Prom Vihear Thor

While Cambodia has lots of fresh water during the rainy season, many rural people have to walk far to find clean water during the dry season. Oxfam is assisting local NGOs providing pumps and water filters.

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Oxfam's water engineer Step Haiselden shows us how a water bladder is installed at the Marassa camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Tess Williams, Oxfam Humanitarian Coordinator, talks about life in a camp after the Haiti earthquake; how Oxfam is distributing hygiene items; and how a simple plastic sheet and bucket can make a huge difference to people's lives.

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Thoung Ra stands with his wife and daughters. Credit: Timothy Herbert/OxfamAUS

A simple household water treatment system is helping poor families in Cambodia enjoy better health.

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A tomato plant being sown on a camellon in Loma Suarez. Credit: Mark Chilvers

Bolivia will be battered on five fronts by climate change, according to a new report published by Oxfam International today. The report underlines what is at stake at UN climate talks in Barcelona and an EU-US Summit in Washington today.

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