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Some of the biggest names in music, including Damon Albarn, Coldplay and Arctic Monkeys, have come together to put on a special auction to raise funds for Oxfam’s emergency response in Haiti.

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Pallets of water treatment gear are ready to be loaded onto a Oxfam aid flight leaving East Midlands airport for quake-struck Haiti, 18 January 2010. Photo: Doug Marke/PAGEONE Photography

Fifty tons of aid equipment, which will help thousands of people in Haiti devastated by last week’s earthquake, will be packed up at Oxfam’s warehouse today, ready to be flown out tomorrow (Friday).

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Oxfam water distribution, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 17 January 2010. Credit: Oxfam

Responding to the Haiti earthquake has been one of the toughest challenges ever, international aid agency Oxfam said today, one week since the quake struck, killing at least 80,000 people.

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Some of the water and sanitation equipment Oxfam will fly to Haiti on Saturday, 16 January. Credit: Karina Brisby/Oxfam

Oxfam staff in Haiti are providing shovels and picks for local civil workers to clear rubble to search for trapped victims in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince. Oxfam will fly up to 10 tons of water, sanitation, health and shelter equipment, to Santa Domingo at 2pm Saturday UK time.

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A major earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the richter scale, struck the impoverished nation of Haiti on Tuesday 12 January.

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An Oxfam staff member was killed when part of Oxfam's office crumbled in the devastating quake that hit Haiti on Tuesday.

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A team of Oxfam emergency specialists has been dispatched to Haiti today to bolster the charity’s response to the devastation wrought by the earthquake that struck the country on Tuesday.

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Chris Martin in Haiti in front of a truck in February 2002. Credit: Zed Nelson

Coldplay singer Chris Martin has joined Oxfam’s call for funds to help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

Haitians clearing rubbble. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam reached 1.2 million people in Haiti through our earthquake response and cholera prevention programs. Although much remains to be done, Haitians are now leading reconstruction and development in the country.

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People react as a woman collapses on a street after a major earthquake struck, in Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010. Credit: Reuters/Reuters TV

Oxfam aware of situation following large earthquake in Haiti and poised to respond

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