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In less than a year, we have reached 868,960 people affected by typhoon Haiyan. What's next on the road to recovery?
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Gender & Development looks at care as an issue of development and women's rights
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We're on the ground in West Africa aiming to reach almost 3.2 million people through water and sanitation programmes.
We want to secure the rights of people living in poverty to food and income security and decent work.
Extreme economic inequality within countries is increasing around the world. It destabilises economies, damages societies and traps people in poverty.
Our work in the UK supports our vision that everyone should have enough to live on and should be treated with respect and dignity no matter how much money they have.
Women and girls form the majority of those living in poverty. Achieving gender justice is a matter of basic rights and also a key means of addressing poverty.
Business has great potential for alleviating poverty. We want to maximise the contribution that business can make towards poverty reduction.
Effective, accountable states are essential for overcoming poverty and inequality. Poor and marginalised people have the right to a say in decisions that affect their lives.
Oxfam responds to needs caused by conflict or natural disasters directly, but also supports national governments and local partner organisations to respond in emergencies.
We meet the need for water and sanitation in crises and campaign with others for better provision and financing of essential services.
Climate change and disasters are causes of poverty so we integrate DRR and adaptation in our work
All Oxfam’s work is under-pinned by a rights-based approach. We believe that all people have social, economic, political, and civil rights, as well as rights under humanitarian law.
We want governments and international organisations to spend aid effectively and target the poorest groups.
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