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By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor Today Oxfam published a new report warning that health insurance schemes – being promoted by some donor agencies including the EU and governments in developing countries – are excluding the poorest and most vulnerable people. This timely report comes as the European Union -a major donor- is debating… » read more

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by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert European funding to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate is dropping remarkably at a time when it needs to be scaled up in line with UN commitments and people are dealing with increasing impacts of extreme weather events. As part of an assessment that shows… » read more

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  Aid builds hospitals, pays doctors’ salaries and buys textbooks and medical equipment. It isn’t charity; it’s a tiny but crucial investment to build a better, safer world. New figures from the OECD, released today, show that aid from EU-15 has fallen for the second year in a row, with a €10 billion shortfall on… » read more

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