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E.g., 09/18/2020
E.g., 09/18/2020
A representative from a partner people’s organization conducts a profiling of possible beneficiaries of cash assistance to low-income families of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients in Quezon City. (Photo by: Vina Salazar/Oxfam)
To scale up government efforts to curb the impact of the pandemic, international development and humanitarian organization Oxfam and Microsoft partnered to provide cash assistance to low-income families of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients in Quezon City.
In time for World Food Day 2018 and the second-to-the-last of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) in the Philippines, around 300 members of marginalized sectors and advocacy groups gathered in front of the Commission on Elections office in Manila today. The groups behind the mobilization...
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...
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