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A new crisis demonstrates how little the island has advanced in its struggle to rebuild since the devastating hurricanes of 2017.
A look back at what we accomplished—together
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Oxfam is assessing the damage and talking to survivors in the most affected coastal communities.
From futuristic homes that adjust to extreme temperatures to apps that allow refugees to speak up for their own needs, here are just a few of the creative solutions implemented by Oxfam and our partners on the ground to help vulnerable communities take on new obstacles
From clean water and sanitation to advocacy, Oxfam is assisting hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar who fled the attacks of 2017.