Topic: Oxfam International
Americans gave more aid to Haiti in the first four days than for any other disaster, including hurricane Katrina.
01/26/2010 01:50 pm
More than $1 billion in aid to Haiti has been pledged so far by governments from Guatemala to Greece. The UN and other groups are increasing food distribution by the day.
01/26/2010 01:04 pm
Global News Blog Port-au-Prince, Haiti: From George Clooney to Lance Armstrong, celebrities tap star power to urge giving
To boost donations after the Haiti earthquake, MTV and George Clooney are teaming up to host a two-hour telethon on Jan. 22, while magician David Blaine will conduct a 72-hour Magic Marathon in Times Square.
01/15/2010 04:19 pm
The lack of coordination, duplication of effort and mismanagement of resources that often plagues relief efforts will be avoided this time, according to Michael Delaney, director of humanitarian assistance for Oxfam America.
01/13/2010 05:48 pm
The US and the international community are quickly mobilizing to help. But Haiti will need sustained assistance.
01/13/2010 12:03 pm
Companies and activists are partnering on environmental, health, and other issues. Labor initiatives are more problematic.
12/28/2009 12:30 pm
Senate confirms Rajiv Shah, a food security expert, to head USAID, a key development agency. One task: help devise a strategy for infusion of new foreign aid to Pakistan and Afghanistan.
12/24/2009 04:25 pm
At the Copenhagen global warming talks, high-level delegations have arrived to kick negotiations into high gear. But the question of money to help poorer nations grapple with the effects of climate change remains a sticking point.
12/15/2009 05:19 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/14
A draft pact for a global warming treaty released Friday in Copenhagen would commit the US to significant emissions cuts by 2020 and draw developing nations into an agreement for the first time.
12/11/2009 03:35 pm