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An intensification and spread of violence threatens to push parts of Afghanistan towards a serious humanitarian situation, international aid agency Oxfam warned today.
The $8.42 trillion promised by rich country governments to bailout banks would be enough to end global extreme poverty for 50 years and a massive step towards ending it forever.
The majority of estate agents over the last 12 months have seen buyer price reductions resulting from mortgage or survey down-valuations.
MSI programmes averted 27,000 maternal deaths in 2008, reducing maternal deaths by 6.6% in the countries where MSI operates.
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As thousands of families continue to flee their homes in northwest Pakistan amid clashes between government forces and organised armed groups, Oxfam International has begun providing emergency relief to around 175,000 women, men and children.
Oxfam today launched an appeal for its £2.2m aid programme to reach 175,000 people who have escaped the recent fighting in Pakistan.
This morning’s publication of the 2008 abortion statistics from the Department of Health show a decrease in the teenage abortion rate. Leading sexual health agency Marie Stopes International (www.mariestopes.org.uk) issues the following statement:
Promotion of medicine distribution through private shops instead of expanding public health care risks accelerating the spread of drug-resistant strains of malaria in developing countries, Oxfam warned today.
The London Borough of Hillingdon has received a prestigious award at the LG Communications Reputation Award ceremony in the Digital Media category.