Tagged: foreign aid

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Cité Soleil, Haiti’s largest shanty-town, is located on the waterfront to the north of Port-au-Prince. Credit: Caroline Irby/Oxfam

The 10% increase in foreign aid to $120 billion is welcome but still nowhere near enough to meet the needs of poor countries in the face of global economic meltdown.

Campaign article
Brenda Mwila (left) is the only nurse at the rural clinic, Lusaka. Credit: Oxfam

Two big issues seriously affect poor countries’ chances of beating poverty. One is the amount of aid they get. The other is the amount of debt they repay.

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Oxfam cautiously welcomed the announcement by UN secretary general

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