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E.g., 12/18/2018
E.g., 12/18/2018
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...
Tuguegerao City, 6:49AM – The joint assessment teams of Oxfam and its partner, Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC), witnessed the destructive force of Ompong, known internationally as Super Typhoon Mangkhut. The teams have been deployed to Cagayan since Wednesday to provide on-site...
Oxfam and its local partners are ready to respond to Typhoon Ompong, known internationally as Super Typhoon Mangkhut, if needed. The Philippine government considers Ompong to be “highly threatening” and that a request for international assistance might be considered. The National Disaster Risk...
Business has a prime role to play in building an ASEAN that works for all Asians, says the Oxfam Report “The Future of Business: Shaping inclusive growth in South-East Asia,” launched as the World Economic Forum (WEF) ASEAN meeting kicks off in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 11-13 September 2018.

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