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Cover Photo of Influencing in Emergencies Publication (Graphics: Oxfam)
27 November 2015, Manila, Philippines – Working with local and national leaders in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) ensured that the needs of vulnerable communities were at the heart of the recovery and rehabilitation efforts, said a group of international humanitarian...
Harvesting is a common bonding activity among female farmers in the area. This is also their space for social interactions. (Photo: Joan Odena/Oxfam)
Farming is one of the major sources of livelihood in Barangay Cag-o-lango in the municipality of Balangiga, Eastern Samar. Oxfam supported the livelihood initiatives in the community where some women were provided of fruit-bearing, they were provided of farming tools and capacity building. All of...
A woman from Tukalipnao in Mamasapano, Mindanao (Photo: Rhea Catada/Oxfam)
Tukanalipao is one of the 15 villages in the poor municipality of Mamasapano, in Southern Philippines. One year ago, an armed encounter in the small village of Tukanalipao killed more than 60 Filipinos,including an eight-year-old girl from the poor community.