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Oxfam response in Sindh province, Pakistan, 2010. Photo: Matloob Ali/Oxfam

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in Pakistan as it marks its 40th year of working in the country this week.

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Serious public health concerns need to be immediately addressed in Sagbayan Municipality, and neighboring areas, where the greatest number of people living without adequate quantities of safe water and sanitation facilities are located.

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Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess the water and sanitation conditions in Bohol, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines this week.

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Destroyed buildings. Photo:Oxfam

More than 9,000 people are being helped by International agency Oxfam through its partners with safe water, following the earthquake.

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Medical care after the Sichuan earthquake, in Longmenxiang village. Photo: Oxfam

On 21 April, the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Ya’an, Sichuan has left 186 people dead, 21 missing and 11,393 injured, 968 of them seriously. Oxfam has begun distributing emergency relief supplies.

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An engineer examines water quality of a river near Gressier camp. Photo: Oxfam

Three years on, over one million Haitians are still in need of humanitarian aid. Our three year photo gallery offers an insight into how the situation, and our work there, has evolved during this time.

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It is now two years since the most powerful earthquake in Haiti in 200 years struck the capital city of Port-au-Prince and the surrounding metropolitan area. We've shifted our focus now to longer-term development.

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In 2011, Oxfam continued to deliver emergency water, sanitation, and public health work in Haiti, working with communities and local organizations to find more permanent solutions to meet long-term needs for these services. We also helped small businesses to flourish in the city and the countryside.

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