Tagged: shelter

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Distribution of hygiene kits, Grand Goave IDP camp. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Three years after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country continues to be very vulnerable.

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Thousands of Haitians face eviction. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps, as residents say they will be unable to afford to pay rent.

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Thousands of people living in camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided the worst of tropical storm Isaac.

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Jerusalem camp, Haiti. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam teams in Haiti are working to prepare communities to help avoid damage from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to hit the country today (Friday 24 August), and are also preparing contingency stocks of aid and emergency response teams.

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A man is building latrine slabs in Dadaab. Photo: Jo Harrison/Oxfam

Tens of thousands of lives at risk with money for vital services set to run out in 2-3 months

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In a report released today, Oxfam urged the Haitian Government and countries that have pledged money for rebuilding to accelerate reconstruction of the country.

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A Hindu community in a makeshift camp along the road in Sindh. Photo: Sam Phelps

Three months after widespread flooding that has affected over 5 million people in southern Pakistan, a critical shortage of funding and broad international disinterest has left millions of people at risk of illness, malnutrition and cold as the winter closes in.

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