Ursula Rakova from the Carteret Islands is in Cancun for the climate change talks. She's hoping to bring home to world leaders the painful reality of climate change for those living on the frontline.
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Luke Roughton, Oxfam New Zealand’s Control Arms Coordinator, writes from the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations in New York, July 2010.
On Saturday evening I was greeted in New York by temperatures in the mid-thirties and high humidity after a storm had just passed through. The resulting atmosphere seemed fittingly foreboding for the occasion – the next two weeks are going to be intense.
Oxfam public health promoter Helen Hawkings was in Haiti when the earthquake struck. Helen shares these powerful diary entries with us. These date from the day of the earthquake to 19 days later.
Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Barry Coates wrote from the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen where he was part of Oxfam's advocacy team.
Our Pacific neighbours are on the front line of climate change. Many of the Pacific Islands are extremely low-lying, and are particularly at risk from rising sea levels and tidal surges.
Oxfam aid worker Janna Hamilton arrived in Samoa 48 hours after the devastating tsunami struck. Here she writes about her experience. I have been up and down Samoa's devastated southern coastline for over a week now, helping to distribute emergency supplies to affected families who have lost their homes. Sitting and speaking with these people, most of them vow never to live on the idyllic coast again.
Oxfam aid worker Janna Hamilton arrived in Samoa 48 hours after the devastating tsunami struck. Here she writes about her experience. It is five days since the tsunami decimated the coastline of Upolu. Today is a day of mourning in Samoa. Samoans are famous for their melodious church singing and it can be heard throughout the capital, Apia, this morning.
Oxfam aid worker Janna Hamilton arrived in Samoa 48 hours after the devastating tsunami struck. Here she writes about her experience. When I first arrived in Apia, there were no signs of the devastation. The capital was buzzing as usual.
Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Barry Coates wrote from Bangkok, where he was sitting in on climate negotiations in the lead up to December's UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.