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Middle class apartments rise above the insecure housing of a slum community in Lucknow, India. Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Blog: On wealth, debt and inequality – in response to some criticism

It’s been an exciting week for Oxfam.

Portrait of Razia

Blog: Pakistan: Finding Razia

Finding people you’ve met before can be difficult especially if people who have been living in camps then leave to go home.

Dans le cadre du programme d'Oxfam "argent contre travail", des sinistrés haïtiens sont en train de nettoyer le camp de fortune créé sur le terrain de golf de Pétionville (Port-au-Prince, Haïti). Crédit: Coco McCabe / Oxfam

Blog: Dette d'Haïti : votre voix a fait la différence

Il y a un peu plus d’une semaine, une coalition d’organisations, dont Oxfam, lançait une campagne destinée à aider l’Etat haïtien à se reconstruire sur le long-terme, après le terrible séisme qui a dévasté le pays.

Avec votre soutien, nous avons voulu convaincre le Fonds monétaire international (FMI) et la communauté internationale d’annuler la dette d’Haïti qui, avant le tremblement de terre, s’élevait à plus de 890 millions de dollars américains.

As part of Oxfam's cash-for-work program, residents are cleaning up the camp on the Petionville golf course. Credit: Coco McCabe/Oxfam America.

Blog: Haiti's debt – your voice has made a difference

Just over a week ago worldwide coalition of organisations, including Oxfam, launched a campaign to help Haiti’s long-term recovery from the terrible earthquake that has devastated the country.

With your support we wanted to persuade the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the international community to cancel Haiti's debt, which before the earthquake stood at a staggering $890 million dollars.

Blog: Why I love my job

10 years ago on a sunny day in Birmingham, 70,000 people joined hands around a G8 meeting of world leaders in a human chain. They were there as part of the Jubilee 2000 campaign that called on world leaders to drop poor country debt. It was a day that changed the world for millions of people.

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