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Matarisu village-Sandi and three sons, Wilkins, William and Philip n front of their house damaged by cyclone Pam Photo credit: Groovy Banana/Oxfam AUS

Cyclone Pam: Three months on

On Friday 13th March 2015, a devastating, Cyclone hit Vanuatu. We responded straight away, distributing emergency relief items such as clean water, shelter and hygiene kits and our teams have continued to deliver essential aid.

Harmless Harvest policy paper, sustainable agriculture in ASEAN countries. Photo credit: TRAN THIET DUNG

Harmless Harvest

Sustainable agriculture – agriculture that can meet the needs of present and future generations, ensures the efficient production of safe, high-quality agricultural products in a way that protects the natural environment, and improves on the economic conditions of farmers and local communities – offers the best chances for countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to deal with climate change.

Successive droughts in Chad‟s Bahr el Gazel region have reduced food and pasture. Climate change is set to make survival even more difficult.Photo: Ella Dickinson/Oxfam

Let Them Eat Coal

To set the tone for a successful climate agreement at the UN talks in December, the G7 must lead the world in setting out clear plans for a just transition away from coal. 

Right to Resilience: Adaptation finance in the post-2020 Paris Agreement

A commitment to increase and accelerate public finance is adaptation’s bottom-line.  Without it, the Paris agreement will be a mitigation deal for big emitters, not a climate change agreement for all. This briefing sets out Oxfam's demands on adaptation finance post 2020 that need to be agreed in Paris at the end of this year.

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