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Irma left a trail of devastation in the Dominican Republic. More than 24.000 people were evacuated and more than 2.000 houses were damaged. Photo: Fran Afonso/Oxfam

5 natural disasters that beg for climate action

Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing, forcing people from their homes, bringing poverty on top of poverty and increasing hunger. For Oxfam, this is an issue of justice: those living in poverty are the hardest hit by climate change despite being the least responsible for the crisis. It's time to act now.

One year after Cyclone Sidr: fear replaces hope

Preparations for disaster and a quick initial response by local government officials and non-governmental organizations saved many lives after Cyclone Sidr struck the southern coastal areas of Ban

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