disaster risk reduction
Lack of funds and limited relief stocks will severely hamper the Pakistan government’s and aid agencies’ ability to respond to further flooding this monsoon season, a consortium of 51 international and more than 150 national humanitarian organisations warned today.
A massive cyclone which hit Bangladesh in May 2009 is still having a devastating effect on the lives of many people in the country three years after the event.
“I used to be able to harvest 100 bundles of millet from my field."
In 2010, vast humanitarian crises from Haiti to Pakistan almost overwhelmed the international system’s ability to respond.
More than 13 million people are still affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Oxfam response to the Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (laun