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Some disasters can’t be prevented—or imagined in advance. But as soon as they strike, Oxfam needs to be ready to respond. Lives depend on it.
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Stories & updates
“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.
Oxfam and its partners work to reach refugee families hit hard by torrents of rain and snow.
A massive outpouring of support followed in the wake of the disaster, allowing Oxfam to help families recover and rebuild. “Positive things are happening here now,” says one survivor in Aceh.