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In 2017, Al Mujaadila Women's Association (AMWA) organized Family Conversations, or listening sessions involving fathers, mothers, youth, and children who were displaced during the Marawi crisis. At least 240 families were engaged in these Family Conversations, which helped shape the development of a “People’s Agenda” for the recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi. Here, a community facilitator conducts a debriefing session with women in an evacuation center. (Photo: Genevive Estacaan/Oxfam)
The humanitarian sector has been discussing localisation for over 25 years. The World Humanitarian Summit, the Agenda for Humanity, and the launch of the Grand Bargain in 2016 were major initiatives to reform the humanitarian system to make it fit for the future.
This monograph presents the Final Report of our team’s research project titled “Social Networks for Service Delivery and Humanitarian Response in Times of COVID-19.” It shares the narratives and insights about emergent agency in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which we gathered from various...
Lorelei Godoy holds her baby while tending to vegetable seedlings in the hydroponics nursery set up by the Quigona Hydroponically-Grown Seedlings organization in Magarao, Camarines Sur. The vegetable nursery is part of the Rice Watch Action Network’s Typhoon Rolly (Goni) Recovery Program, which was supported by Oxfam. (Photo: Juanito Bantong/Oxfam)
Oxfam in the Philippines is transitioning into Oxfam Pilipinas Inc. (OPH) in the near term, and we will become a national affiliate of Oxfam International (OI). It is a milestone event in the history of Oxfam, which has been contributing to poverty eradication, disaster response, and women...