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E.g., 07/04/2020
E.g., 07/04/2020
The use of digital financial services platforms for humanitarian cash transfers plays a key role in the early recovery of Filipinos affected by disasters by giving them access to financial services and helping jumpstart local markets. This was among the findings in the study called “Cash in Hand”,...
The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population, reveals a new report from Oxfam today ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Global inequality is shockingly entrenched and vast and the number of...
Five days since state volcanology institute Phivolcs raised the alert status of Taal Volcano to Level Four, warning of possible “imminent hazardous eruption,” humanitarian agency Oxfam and its partners are highlighting the need for emergency response plans to anticipate prolonged displacement of...
Loss of critical facilities, water contamination, displacement increase health risks of Ursula survivors
Nearly a week after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Phanfone (local name: Ursula), which made seven landfalls mainly in Central Philippines between December 24 until the afternoon of December 25, humanitarian agency Oxfam and its partners say that early assessments by staff and community...
Fisherfolk from Palanas village in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, attempt to repair their damaged homes with tarpaulins a day after Christmas. Typhon Ursula first made landfall in Salcedo on December 24.  Photo credit: Charita Llanera/PDRRN
A day after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone), which made seven landfalls mainly in Central Philippines between December 24 until the afternoon of December 25, development agency Oxfam and its partners say there is an urgent need for humanitarian assistance. Oxfam Philippines...
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