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The European Union is rumored to be preparing just a token handout for climate action in poor countries for the next three years, with no guarantee that this money is going to come on top of existing aid commitments.

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International agency Oxfam is sending an emergency response team to Samoa today to help meet the urgent needs of people affected by the yesterday’s tsunami.

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Wajir, Northern Kenya. Credit: Kevin Ouma/Oxfam

More than 23 million people are being pushed towards severe hunger and destitution across East Africa, international aid agency Oxfam warned today, as it launched an emergency appeal to raise $15 million.

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A young child taking shelter in Kabul. Credit: Mohammed Salim/Oxfam

Too few ordinary Afghans are benefiting from international aid efforts in their country, with a third of the population at risk of hunger.

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Oxfam Big Heads stunt: The G8 feasts while 1 in 6 in the world go hungry. Credit: Ilaria Di Biagio/Oxfam-UCODEP

We've reviewed and analyzed the G8 Communique from Day 1 of the Summit, and here's our take.

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The eight leaders of the most powerful countries are, like Emperor Nero, ignoring the flaming crisis engulfing the world around them.

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G8 leaders lying on a triclinium, eating grapes and reciting ancient poems accompanied by a cetra, whilst huge flames destroy Rome. The eight leaders of the most powerful countries are, like Emperor Nero, ignoring the flaming crisis. Credit: Nicola Sacco

Aid money the G8 has promised but won’t deliver could save more than 3 million lives, Oxfam said today as leaders gathered for the summit in L’Aquila, Italy.

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