A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Oxfam has started to employ people affected by Haiti's earthquake to clean up their makeshift camps and improve their living conditions.
This cash-for-work effort will expand across the nine sites serving 80,000 people where Oxfam has recently installed clean water and latrines.
Read more about Oxfam's response to the Haiti earthquake.
Video recorded by Caroline Gluck in Baillergeau neighborhood, Carrefour Feuille suburb in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, 30 January 2010, using a Flip camera.