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Stories & updates
Bank account closures are threatening the lifeline that many Somali families depend on.
Prevention efforts remain critical, but investment in jobs and support for essential services will also be key to the region’s recovery.
“Despite decades of war, people continue to carry with them the hope for a better future for themselves and their children.”
Winter weather is challenging for everyone. Now imagine trying to survive it without heat—or even a roof over your head.
Oxfam calls for sustained commitment to help Haitians tackle inequality.
I thought I knew all about Haiti. But a recent visit changed everything.