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El Niño: The case for urgent action

El Niño: The case for urgent action

Millions of poor and vulnerable people face hunger and poverty this year and next because of record global temperatures, droughts and erratic rains in 2014 and 2015, compounded by the development of possibly the most powerful El Niño on record.

A teacher dries books in the sun after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

El Niño Key Messages

Long-term approaches to reduce food insecurity must be found, and climate change, which is super-charging the effects of El Niño, must be tackled at the UN climate conference in Paris and beyond.

5 natural disasters that beg for climate action

Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving community resilience while calling for nations to cut emissions, commit to the Climate Fund and help the most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.

After the Drought

Extreme weather events are becoming increasingly common in Russia, and the 2012 drought confirmed this trend.

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