Tagged: Cyclone Nargis

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Millions are affected by the Pakistan floods 2010.

The floods that have engulfed Pakistan over the last week are a mega disaster and the world needs to mount a mega response to ensure the millions affected get the help they need, international aid agency Oxfam said today as it called for a “gear shift” in the response to the crisis.

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One year since Cyclone Nargis devastated large swathes of southern Myanmar, Oxfam has provided emergency assistance to around half a million people.

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Khin Ohn Yi's family received materials from Oxfam to build a new home. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam's humanitarian response has provided support to around half a million people in Myanmar, after the Cyclone Nargis swept through the Ayeyarwady delta and largest city, Yangon.

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A community affected by the cyclone gathers to determine which villagers are in the greatest need of shelter, food, and agriculture grants. Credit: Pact

When Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar, Oxfam partner Pact put its microfinance networks to a new use: rushing aid to the survivors.

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