As Ministers, delegates and aid organizations meet in New York this week to discuss the reconstruction effort for Haiti, six NGOs are livestreaming from a side event, on Tuesday, 30 March, 1:30pm EST.
On March 12th, 2010, film students from Haiti's only film school Cine Institute in Jacmel, in partnership with Oxfam and FilmAid, asked Haitians about their priorities for rebuilding their country: jobs, schools and homes.
Tess Williams, Oxfam Humanitarian Coordinator, talks about life in a camp after the Haiti earthquake; how Oxfam is distributing hygiene items; and how a simple plastic sheet and bucket can make a huge difference to people's lives.
Oxfam's team of humanitarian workers arrived in Santiago during the early hours of Tuesday morning spearheading the aid agency’s response to Saturday’s devastating earthquake. Oxfam is also looking into how to send basic emergency supplies from its Bolivia stock to Chile.
Oxfam is today sending a team of water engineers and logisticians from Colombia and senior humanitarian staff from its center in Mexico in response to the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile today.