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Planting Now

Even before the devastating January 2010 earthquake, Haiti was one of the poorest and most food-insecure countries on earth. A majority of Haitians live in rural areas and depend o

Pakistan floods: mega disaster needs mega response

The floods that have engulfed Pakistan over the last week are a mega disaster and the world needs to mount a mega response to ensure the millions affected get the help they need, international aid agency Oxfam said today as it called for a “gear shift” in the response to the crisis.
Through local partners and psychologists, Oxfam is working with young people in Haiti to put together improvised performances which enable them to express their minds about how they are feeling in the aftermath of the devastation.

In the crowded camps of Port-au-Prince, preventing the outbreak of disease is a challenge that confronts everyone. Oxfam's public health promoters have found a memorable way to spread the word on some basic steps to take.

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