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A year of indecision leaves Haiti’s recovery at a standstill

In a report released today, Oxfam called on the Haitian authorities, with support from the international community, to move forward on plans to start rebuilding the shattered country and enable close to one million people still living in tents and under tarpaulins to resettle or return home.

Planting Now

Even before the devastating January 2010 earthquake, Haiti was one of the poorest and most food-insecure countries on earth. A majority of Haitians live in rural areas and depend o

Pakistan floods: mega disaster needs mega response

The floods that have engulfed Pakistan over the last week are a mega disaster and the world needs to mount a mega response to ensure the millions affected get the help they need, international aid agency Oxfam said today as it called for a “gear shift” in the response to the crisis.
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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