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Leadership from the new Haitian government is urgently needed to relocate the 630,000 people who are still living under tents and tarpaulins.

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In the aftermath of the massive earthquake off the coast of Japan, Oxfam continues to closely monitor the situation and is beginning to respond where appropriate.

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In the six months since the devastating floods hit Pakistan, with the help of generous public donations, Oxfam has helped almost 1.9 million people.

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Oxfam is providing clean water for flood affected communities in Sri Lanka.

Relentless monsoon rains in early January 2011 have caused floods, mudslides and displacement across the eastern and central regions of Sri Lanka, affecting more than one million people. Oxfam and our partners are delivering food, clean water, blankets, hygiene kits, and tarps.

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Ikhtiar, community health volunteer. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

While many people remain in camps others, as the floodwater recedes, are going home. For some this process has been enabled and sped up with appropriate and timely support. In a village in Khairpur a group of women reveal what helped them return home.

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Families take boats to flooded villages, Pakistan. Photo: Caroline Gluck

Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst-hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain underwater. At the same time, funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and threatening the aid and reconstruction effort.

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An estimated 1 million people have been affected by serious flooding in Pakistan. Oxfam has begun a humanitarian response, working with local partners in Pakistan.

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

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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.

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Thanks to your overwhelming support, Oxfam has been able to support more than 420,000 people.

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