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Millions of refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water. Over half of them are children.

Food Companies Race to the Summit

Next week Oxfam meets with the leaders of the top ten food and beverage companies, just 24 hours after the UN's Climate Summit in New York. It's a key moment. Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger, and food companies haven’t been doing enough to tackle it.
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The cost of weather-related disasters in the five years since global leaders last met to discuss climate change is almost half a trillion dollars ($490 billion) – three times more than for the whole of the 1970s.    ... more
Despite the region’s economic growth and poverty reduction in the last decade, Latin America and the Caribbean still remains the most unequal region in the world.    ... more

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Climate Change in Tuvalu. Photo: Oxfam
Since global leaders last met to discuss climate change five years ago, climate-related disasters have cost the world almost half a trillion dollars. Oxfam has analyzed Climate Summit commitments and reveals that they fall short of what is urgently needed.    ... more
Resilience in Times of Food Insecurity
Risks and vulnerability to disasters have a fundamental gender dimension. The international community should recognize women’s organizations as valued partners that can bring unique perspectives to resilience policy and practice.    ... more
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to help alleviate the suffering, including fully funding the aid response, offering refugees resettlement, and halting the transfer of arms
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to fully fund the aid response, offer refugees resettlement, and halt the transfer of arms and ammunition.    ... more