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Climate change

The carbon footprint of the world’s one billion poorest people represents just 3 percent of the global total. Yet as climate change advances, poor communities are hardest hit. Not only do we have a responsibility to avoid doing harm to others, we must help them adapt.

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Still rebuilding after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans dread the start of a new hurricane season

When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, it did more than rip off roofs and topple power lines: It destabilized every aspect of life for more than three million residents. As the new hurricane season begins on June 1, we all want to know: Where are the billions in federal money that can help rebuild and heal the island?

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In harm’s way: mandatory evacuations under way ahead of Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence barrels toward the Southeastern coast of the US, more than a million people are under mandatory evacuation orders. Oxfam is closely monitoring the path and impact of Florence, and will be making a determination about where resources could make the most helpful impact for those affected.

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