Papua New Guinea floods reach crisis point

Houses are sinking into the mud, crops are underwater and serious diseases are taking hold as floods continue to devastate East Sepik province, Papua New Guinea. Read more »
Kadija Hamsoou and her son Haruna, collecting household items in Niamey, Niger. Photo: Louise Mooney/OxfamAUS

West Africa: a long-term plan

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Louise Mooney is the humanitarian program coordinator for Oxfam Australia’s Africa unit, and is currently in Niger to see how our response to the West Africa food crisis is unfolding. Here, she reports from her first full day in Niamey. Read more »
A resident sits on the window of a house swamped with floodwaters in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters/Erik de Castro

Flooding in the Philippines

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What we know so far about this week’s floods in the Philippines. Read more »
Photo: Tahseen Alam/Oxfam

Surviving floods in Sri Lanka

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Rishani Wijesinghe, Advocacy Coordinator for Oxfam Australia, meets survivors of the floods that struck Sri Lanka in January 2011. Read more »