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Yeb Sano, Climate Change Commissioner, Philippines, explains how climate change is making people hungry and exhorts the world to fight it together.

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Alfonso, Feliciano and Carmen harvest the paddy fields in Sobrenia.

Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.

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Coconut tree plantation wiped out by Haiyan. Photo: Maylyn Pagatpatan/Oxfam

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don’t receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing areas.

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Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving community resilience while calling for nations to cut emissions, commit to the Climate Fund and help the most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.

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Salma, pregnant, faces food shortages due to local flooding. Photo: Dan Chung

Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions.

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New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated.

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Negotiators should begin UN climate talks with far more urgency and resolve following a year of weather-related disasters, record temperatures, flooding and rising sea levels.

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