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Malita, 35, stands in the Bangula camp, southern Malawi, when she found refuge after Cyclone Idai devastated her village in Mozambique. She had to stay two days in a tree with her three children before they were rescued. Photo: Philip Hatcher-Moore/Oxfam
Oxfam is responding to deadly cyclone Idai, which tore through southern Africa and devastated Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Hundreds of people have died, many more are still missing and millions have been left destitute without food or basic services. A second disaster, Cyclone Kenneth, has now hit northern Mozambique – another massive blow to the country. Please give what you can today and help us save lives.

Uprooted by climate change

Climate change is already forcing people from their land and homes, and putting many more at risk of displacement in the future. This paper describes the effects on communities and how responding to these growing realities demands far stronger action towards ending global climate pollution.

Senia Terbil, 26, married and mother of two. She lives in the Community of Castambie, near Port Salut, Haiti. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Haiti after Hurricane Matthew: no crops, no seeds, no shelter

The Hurricane Matthew has affected 2.1 million people in Haiti, according to the UN, of which 1.4 million need humanitarian aid. These are people who, like Jean Phillippe and Iverose, have lost their homes and livelihoods. Read their stories and make a donation.

Sri Lanka landslide and flooding - Oxfam launches aid effort

Oxfam is using its in-country aid stocks to provide essential household items and portable toilets to families hit by the Sri Lankan landslides and flood. A team of Oxfam aid workers is assessing the scale of the crisis and how best the agency can provide further help. Initial plans for Oxfam's response are estimated to be in the region of $350,000. 

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