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E.g., 04/23/2019
E.g., 04/23/2019
Groups combine weather forecast, digital finance to save lives
Humanitarian actors in the Philippines together with the private sector launched an innovation that combines weather parametric forecasting and financial technologies in disaster response. The announcement was made during the launch of the project called “Building Resilient Adaptive and Disaster...
Women’s rights organizations are encouraging voters to elect future leaders who are “ready and willing” to champion solutions to pressing issues faced by women. At a press launch on Friday in celebration of the National Women’s Month, a five-point feminist policy agenda that must be addressed by...
In celebration of the National Women’s Month, international development agency Oxfam and partners stressed the need to recognize the value of ‘unpaid care work’ in achieving gender equality and overcoming poverty. The call was made during the launch of the advocacy campaign called “I Laba Yu,”...
More than a year after the Marawi conflict ended, Oxfam and partners working in the Marawi rehabilitation stressed the importance of promoting access to financial services and Islamic finance as part of the continuous recovery of families affected by the crisis.
An international development agency and its humanitarian response partners stressed the need to take urgent actions on climate change and poverty reduction as the country commemorated the 5th anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) on November 8. Oxfam in the Philippines Country Director...
International development agency Oxfam and the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines recently launched the Sexual Health and Empowerment (SHE) Project. This project seeks to empower women and girls to secure their SRHR in six disadvantaged and conflict-affected regions in the Philippines in the next...
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...
Locals form a human chain to bring the hygiene kits to 250 families in Barangay Lipatan, Santo Niῇo town in Cagayan. This community is identified as one of the 16 geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas (GIDA) in the Santo Niῇo town. Photo by April Abello-Bulanadi/Oxfam Two weeks after the...
Four days after Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall, a truck carrying clean water and jerry cans arrived in Cagayan today for immediate distribution by Oxfam and the Cagayan Valley Disaster Response Center (CVDRC) to isolated communities in Rizal, Cagayan. This immediate response is informed by rapid...
Rice fields turned into river
Oxfam joined the Citizens' Disaster Response Center, and Cagayan Valley Disaster Response Center to provide on-site situational updates and conduct rapid needs assessments of areas impacted byTyphoon Mangkhut. They have been in Tuguegarao City in Cagayan since Wednesday and were able to assess...

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