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Pakistan floods: mega disaster needs mega response

The floods that have engulfed Pakistan over the last week are a mega disaster and the world needs to mount a mega response to ensure the millions affected get the help they need, international aid agency Oxfam said today as it called for a “gear shift” in the response to the crisis.

Haitians say jobs key to recovery

Ahead of a crucial conference on Haiti's reconstruction in New York, the people of Haiti say they want jobs to be their path toward rebuilding, an Oxfam survey reveals. Haitians' most pressing needs are jobs, schools and homes.

Oxfam’s Haiti appeal fully funded

International aid agency Oxfam today announced that its Humanitarian Haiti earthquake appeal was closing due to the overwhelming generosity of the public worldwide. Oxfam has received approximately $100m for its emergency work in Haiti.

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