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Oxfam and its partners have been running community canteens, an innovative project to provide food while reviving livelihoods.

Emergency Article

Marie Carole Boursiquot is one of the women who ran Oxfam’s first community canteens in Port-au-Prince in Haiti after the earthquake. With her entrepreneurial spirit and Oxfam's livelihoods grant, she is starting to regain her own means of subsistence.

Press Release
Fisherfolk have reported a significant decline in fish catches in the years following Cyclone Narigs. Oxfam has provided farming and fishing equipment to 11,500 families. Credit: Aye Zaw Myo/Oxfam

Oxfam called for additional funding for the 2008 Cyclone Nargis survivors in Myanmar today, saying the upcoming monsoon season is posing a serious threat to their recovery with shelter still a pressing need and agriculture at risk.

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