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E.g., 01/20/2022
E.g., 01/20/2022
Distribution of hygiene and water kits to typhoon survivors in barangay Mabini, Del Carmen town, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte. This assistance is provided by Oxfam and partners Community Organizers Multiversity and United Youth of the Philippines-Women, in coordination with Sentro Para sa Ikauunlad ng Katutubong Agham at Teknolohiya (SIKAT) supported by EU ECHO. (Photo: Heyssab Areef Hassan/Oxfam)
Humanitarian and development organization Oxfam Pilipinas on Monday expressed concern for Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) survivors who remain in evacuation sites as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise.
Members of Linding Kokalombayan, a group of young women in Marawi City campaigning against child, early and forced marriages in BARMM, point to gowns often worn during weddings. The group is part of the Global Affairs Canada-funded Creating Spaces project, which aims to reduce the prevalence of child, early and forced marriages. The project is jointly implemented by Oxfam Pilipinas, AMWA, United Youth of the Philippines - Women, in partnership with the Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Dev
International humanitarian and development organization Oxfam joins the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD)’s commendation of the signing into law of Republic Act (RA) No. 11596, also known as “An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing...
Damaged houses in San Juan, Southern Leyte after the devastation of Typhoon Odette (Rai). (Photo: Jenny Gacutno/Oxfam)
Humanitarian group Oxfam Pilipinas on Tuesday called on government and the private sector to prioritize the distribution of shelter repair materials on top of food and water for typhoon-hit communities.
Residents of Barangay Itum and nearby barangays in Matalom, Leyte have resorted to bathing and doing laundry in the river. Data from the LGU Matalom show that at least 36,000 people were affected while 90% of infras were damaged. Photo by: Leah Payud/Oxfam
Oxfam Pilipinas on Monday echoed local officials in Eastern Visayas calling for immediate assistance for survivors of Super Typhoon Rai (local name:Odette).
Alvin Ocena arrives home in Malobago village of Dolores town in Easter Samar after buying food and other basic needs of his family. The 26-year-old father of two is one of the recipients of the cash aid from Oxfam’s SHARPER Project to help them prepare for the impact of the strong typhoon. Photo by: Roy Lagarde/Oxfam
Humanitarian groups distributed through digital cash transfer more than Php 4 million to 2,650 families in 40 barangays in Salcedo, Dolores, Lawaan, Quinapondan and Balangiga towns in Eastern Samar to assist households to prioritize their urgent needs three days before the projected impact of...
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