Tagged: Climate Change

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This stream dried up completely in 30 years. The river water used to be up to the bottom of the bridge. Credit: Tang Kong-fai / OXFAM HONG KONG.

We're working alongside a local partner, the Jingyuan County Association for Science and Technology (JCAST) on a series of anti-poverty programs in Gansu, including emergency support to endure the drought.

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The Sensunapan River near Acajutla. Photo: Luis Galdámez/Oxfam

We're working with a consortium of local aid groups to petition the Salvadoran government to fund the construction of a levee system that would protect communities along the banks of the Sensunapan River.

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Farmers try to plant through the ongoing drought. Credit: James Akena/OXFAM.

Shifting seasons are destroying harvests and causing widespread hunger – but this is just one of the ways climate change is taking a toll on the world’s poorest people. Here are some examples of the effects of climate change in developing countries.

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Scores of schoolgirls, from the Mitengo Primary School, went on a colorful march during the Thyolo District Assembly open day on climate change. More than 4000 people participated. Credit: Oxfam

Climate change in Malawi is pushing people further into poverty and women are suffering most, according to our new report (Wed June 17).

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This large circular dike in Mali was constructed to retain water during the rainy season so that the ground could be more easily cultivated. However the rain never came. Credit: Dave Clark/Oxfam

Rich countries' inertia is sabotaging a climate deal and abandoning millions of the worlds poorest people to a desperate future said Oxfam on the final day of international climate talks in Bonn today.

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This image shows a general view of the Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia, southern Argentina. Credit: EPA/Orestis Panagiotou

Rich countries have a ’double duty’ to cut emissions at home and to help fund emissions reductions in poor countries in order to get a fair and safe climate deal, according to a new report by international agency, Oxfam today.

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