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Two women crosss a bridge, Laos

Disaster preparedness in Laos

Laotian agriculture and cattle breeding are extremely sensitive for natural disasters and disaster management is crucial to sustainable livelihoods.
 
In December 2014, along with three other partner organisations, Oxfam began implementing a project to help strengthen disaster and risk reduction strategies in Vientiane province.

A woman carries water through her vegetable garden in Niger

Game-Changers in the Paris Climate Deal

There is likely to be a climate deal in Paris. The emission pledges that more than 150 governments have put on the table this year show that global climate ambition is increasing. In this briefing Oxfam looks at potential game-changers on finance and mitigation ambition that could avert these costs for the world’s poorest people.

Thousands of people in Nairobi marched last week to call for climate justice. Photo: Oxfam

These climate talks have been a land-mark step towards global action to tackle climate change but it has not done enough to ensure that we can avoid a 3°C world.

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