Houses are sinking into the mud, crops are underwater and serious diseases are taking hold as floods continue to devastate East Sepik province, Papua New Guinea.
Louise Mooney is the humanitarian program coordinator for Oxfam Australia’s Africa unit, and is currently in Niger to see how our response to the West Africa food crisis is unfolding. Here, she reports from her first full day in Niamey.
What we know so far about this week’s floods in the Philippines.
Rishani Wijesinghe, Advocacy Coordinator for Oxfam Australia, meets survivors of the floods that struck Sri Lanka in January 2011.