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It has been six months since the 2011-12 monsoon rains caused severe flooding in Sindh, affecting nearly five million people. Oxfam is there, helping people rebuild their lives.

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Oxfam's prototype gabion house is built from rubble. Credit: Kenny Rae/Oxfam

In a report released today, Oxfam called on the Haitian authorities, with support from the international community, to move forward on plans to start rebuilding the shattered country and enable close to one million people still living in tents and under tarpaulins to resettle or return home.

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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.

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A Haitian is repairing a roof damaged by the earthquake on 12 January 2010, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Ahead of a crucial conference on Haiti's reconstruction in New York, the people of Haiti say they want jobs to be their path toward rebuilding, an Oxfam survey reveals. Haitians' most pressing needs are jobs, schools and homes.

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Colegio Bandera del Perú. Credit: Oxfam

As the rebuilding effort continues after the August 15 earthquake in Peru, parents and their children are now struggling to restart the school year in Pisco. Emergency classrooms built by Oxfam International help students get back to school.

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Zahir Ali. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Climate change has definitely altered the seasons in Bangladesh. Now, considering that the flood waters can stay for well over a month, the importance of shelters cannot be overestimated.

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