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Oxfam's regular monitoring processes have found financial irregularities in an Oxfam program for flood relief in Sindh, Pakistan. Oxfam takes transparency and accountability extremely seriously. As a result, an independent, external financial audit is currently taking place.

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On the day Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara is officially inaugurated in front of heads of state from around the world, more than 300,000 people remain displaced from their homes within the country and in neighboring Liberia, and they are in dire need of assistance.

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Seventy per cent of those affected by floods in Pakistan want reconstruction to generate jobs as the country rebuilds following the disaster last year, according to a new survey released today (Wednesday, 6 April 2011) by international agency Oxfam.

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Oxfam Japan is appealing for public donations for two partner organizations, one that is assisting mothers and babies and the other providing information to non-Japanese speakers living in Japan.

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International agency Oxfam today said that the disaster in Sri Lanka was deepening as a result of a second wave of flooding in the country. One million people in Sri Lanka have already been affected by the first wave of flooding.

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In response to floods in Colombia, Oxfam has focused on provision of clean water and sanitation, and hygiene promotion.

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Many people are returning to their homes in flood-hit Sri Lanka but the humanitarian challenge has only just begun. Oxfam will be scaling up its response to the disaster in the next few days to reach 120,000 people in the Eastern and North Central Provinces.

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Kinniya, Trinco District, Sri Lanka. Photo: Michael Mathi/Oxfam

As the scale of the flood increases in the country, Oxfam continues to expand its rapid response in Eastern Sri Lanka, currently providing hygiene kits, tarpaulins, cooked food and bottled water to approximately 17,000 people in Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Ampara districts in the East.

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Oxfam is providing support to 1.2 million people in Haiti through our earthquake response and cholera prevention programs. The first year of our humanitarian response in photos.

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Our staff explain how Oxfam's cholera response program teaches people about cholera and personal hygiene, and how Oxfam distributes relief materials and builds latrines - in order to help save lives.

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