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Cleaning Up a Neighborhood in Haiti

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Oxfam's cash-for-work programme in the suburb of Carrefour Feuille, Port-au-Prince. Discover Simple, Private Sharing at Drop.io ...

A Thin Silver Lining

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coco McCabe

Workers in Port-au-Prince assemble supply kits for displaced families. Photo: Oxfam Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based coll...

Seeking Shelter From the Coming Rain

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

At the Petionville Club, the hills undulate with bed sheets fastened to wooden poles -- makeshift huts pitched on slopes so steep that no one inside could possibly get a good night's sleep.

Haiti's Entrepreneurs Keep Life Going, Part 2

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

There's something even more important for Haitians to have if they are going to move their country forward following this disaster. That's education.

Haiti's entrepreneurs keep life going

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coco McCabe

A quake survivor at the Petionville Club. Photo: Liz Lucas / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in...

My Latest Dispatch From Haiti

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Morse

26 January 2010 Beginning at 6:52 A.M.: Good Morning! RED ZONE/GREEN ZONE still seems to be an issue when getting aid to different neighborhoods. A...

Willing workers, few jobs

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coco McCabe

Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in Haiti to help with the relief effort. Here's her latest update, dated January...

Confronting Cholera: My Zimbabwe Diary

Emile Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emile Hirsch

2010-01-27-emile_zimbabwe_fpII.jpgAnybody who wants to really see that being a "billionaire" isn't all it's cracked up to be need only visit Zimbabwe.

Giving to Haiti and to the Future

James Lee Witt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Lee Witt

Having just returned from Haiti with President Clinton, I can attest to both the truly overwhelming scope and scale of the devastation but also the remarkable humanitarian effort underway.

Many hands help to bring aid to those who need it

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coco McCabe

Photo: Kenny Rae / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of several Boston-based colleagues in Haiti to help with the relief effort. He...

Gas Money: Where is it Really Going?

Ian Gary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ian Gary

Oxfam America has launched a campaign calling on major oil, gas, and mining companies to respect people's "right to know" all the facts about how oil, gas, and mining projects affect their communities.

Radiohead For Haiti: Benefit Show Raises $572,000 For Oxfam

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Radiohead's show at The Music Box at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood last night brought in $572,000, all of which will be donated to Oxfam for Ha...

Moving forward, one street at a time

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coco McCabe

Oxfam's Yolette Etienne talks with quake survivors in Port-au-Prince. Photo: Liz Lucas / Oxfam America Oxfam America's Coco McCabe is one of severa...

A world turned upside down

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

Water to drink. Food to eat. A dry place to sleep. These are the essentials people are scrambling for now inside the gates of the luxurious Petion Vil...

Someone needs to keep watch

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

Yesterday evening, a colleague received an email from Nelson Gaviria, a Peruvian national who was working for Oxfam in Haiti when the January 12, 2010...

'Hope For Haiti' Telethon Live Streaming On HuffPost

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE HOPE FOR HAITI LIVESTREAM On Friday, January 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Reli...

Haiti Telethon Video: Livestream And Twitter Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, one of the largest and most widely broadcast telethons in history, will be streamed live o...

Global Aid Pours into Haiti

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.

Rising to the Occasion, and Living the Dream

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
2morrowknight

At this very moment in time, Dr. King would be immensely proud of how international citizens, through the power of technology, have marshaled tremendous resources to help the island nation of Haiti.

My Story From the Earthquake

Helen Hawkings | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Helen Hawkings

It had been an average day in the office here in Haiti when, without any warning, the ground began making slight movements, which rapidly became violent.

25th Anniversary of Ethiopian Famine: Has Anything Changed?

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

During the years since the 1984 famine, things had begun to change in the area around Korem, and these changes made it possible for a young woman like Merzeneb to think about pursuing new options in life.

Dispatch from the Ground in Haiti

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

The needs in Haiti now are enormous, as most basic services just aren't functioning. At the best of times, daily life in Haiti for the 80% or so of the population, who have to live on less than two dollars a day, is a daily struggle.

Show me your climate leader

Avaaz.org | Avaaz.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The clock is ticking on climate change. In one month, 192 countries will meet at the international climate summit in Copenhagen to negotiate a new glo...

Hurricane Ida Hits El Salvador: How You Can Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The southeastern United States was spared the catastrophic damage many expect from fall hurricanes, but Hurricane Ida did its share of damage, floodin...

Arms Trade Must Be Regulated - Crucial Month at the UN

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

in 2006, 153 governments took the historic step of voting to begin work on an Arms Trade Treaty. Now, governments have the chance to launch formal negotiations to make the Treaty really happen.