Stories about: Disaster response and recovery

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  • South Asia floods, people wait for clinic

    South Asian floods two months later

    During the flooding in Bangladesh, Bibha’s house was washed away. With her family she managed to take shelter in a neighbouring house. Both she and her eldest daughter fell sick with a fever. With the roads destroyed around Kurigram she had no way to get to the health centre to get help. Bibha’s husband is a labourer, but during monsoon season he doesn’t have any work and the whole family has to survive on only one meal a day. Now their circumstances had become much worse.

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  • More than just peanuts

    When Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in March 2015 the impact was devastating, particularly for farmers. But, thanks to Tearfund New Zealand’s partner, Nasi Tuan, livelihoods are being rebuilt.

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  • Making life flow a lot easier

    After the Nepal earthquake, lack of easy access to water piled on the pressure for Kalpana, a teacher and a mum of two.

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