Arie and Rahmat’s stories of survival and resistance in Lampaya – a small fishing community in Indonesia’s Aceh Province – are symbolic of the experiences millions of others had on 26 December 2004. Ten years on, the vivid images of the waves and aftermath of the Indian Ocean Tsunami linger in our minds.
As an international community, it is within our power to ensure that the future for refugees and vulnerable Lebanese communities isn’t hopeless. Supporting Lebanon now can make a critical difference both for the millions of people in need .
The world’s attention has a horrible tendency of wandering off Sudan and South Sudan’s problems before any are really solved for the future.
After two weeks of splitting hairs over key elements of a new climate treaty at the UN climate talks here in Lima, governments failed once again to put the world on a pathway to keep global warming under control. What will it take for governments to act?
Susana Arroyo, Oxfam Communication and Media Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean, sent us this update last night from the COP20 UN Climate negotiations in Lima, Peru.