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By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s Deputy Director of Advocacy & Campaigns The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections. The UN is planning to tackle the illness by treating people already infected with the disease, tracing their contacts and ensuring safe burials, which is important. But… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s EU Head of Office The latest figures from the OECD seem promising but hide an uncomfortable truth. Donors have collectively increased their development aid spending, but most of Europe’s wealthiest governments still fail to meet promises designed to alleviate global poverty and slash economic inequality. Overall, the EU-19 contribution to overseas… » read more

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