Tagged: internally displaced people

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The activities around the Global Hand Washing Day are part of Oxfam’s flood response work in Pakistan on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, where we are reaching over a million people and continue to support communities as they recover from the worst floods in the country’s history.

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Award winning photographer Alixandra Fazzina has recently travelled to some of the worst hit areas in Pakistan where she saw first hand the devastation caused by the floods. She photographed families in Pakistan and in the UK to document how they were spending the holy month of Ramadan.

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One month after the floods first reached disastrous levels in Pakistan, the waters continue to rise. Many areas are still cut off and millions of people are in desperate need of immediate help. Reconstruction efforts must begin immediately to avoid devastating long-term consequences for the country.

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An estimated 1 million people have been affected by serious flooding in Pakistan. Oxfam has begun a humanitarian response, working with local partners in Pakistan.

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Oxfam today called upon the Israeli government to compensate Palestinian villagers after the Israeli army demolished 79 structures in the village of Al Farisiya in the West Bank on Monday, forcing families into further impoverishment after years of harassment.

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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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Oxfam has been carrying out an emergency response to help thousands of families displaced by conflict in Pakistan's north and west. These are the voices of some of those affected by the conflict.

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Girls at the Jalozai camp, Nowshera district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Credit: Oxfam

More than 1.3 million people are displaced, dependant on emergency relief to survive. But dwindling contributions from the international community are forcing humanitarian organizations to close programs.

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The Petionville golf course in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, before and after the devastating earthquake that struck the country on 12 January 2010. Credit: Yahoo map, and Google map

Less than a third of people living in one of the largest camps in Port au Prince say that they are willing to move to camps sited outside the city according to a snap-shot survey carried out by international agency Oxfam.

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