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(Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam)
Over 150 disaster risk reduction and management advocates from various government agencies, academe, communities and civil society organizations gathered together and celebrated the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) and the ASEAN Day for Disaster Management (ADDM) on Friday at Brgy...
Josephine Alad-ad is a woman farmer from Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao
The international community has failed to deliver climate finance at the scale required for vulnerable countries such as the Philippines to adapt to climate change. Adaptation is a national priority for the Philippines, and as such domestic budget has been allocated; climate finance tagging has...
How are farmers recovering four months after Typhoon Lawin?
Through the collective action of all stakeholders, the BINDS Project helped improve the ability of communities and local institutions to build livelihoods that could withstand climate change, develop their own climate-sensitive strategies, and enhance their skills and knowledge on responding to...
Typhoon Haima, locally known as Lawin, destroyed US$50.6 million worth of infrastructure and crops when it hit northern Philippines in mid-October. It is the strongest typhoon to so far strike the country this year. The government pre-evacuated thousands of residents in danger areas, preventing the...
Typhoon Haima damaged over 1 billion php worth of vegetables and crops in northern Philippines. Photo by Genevive Estacaan/Oxfam
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el nino, lessons learned from el nino,
The 2015 to 2016 El Niño caused devastating impacts across the globe and has been projected to be the worst in recorded history. In the Philippines, agricultural losses alone have been estimated to have cost somewhere between 5 to 12 billion Philippine pesos. What are some of the lessons that can...
Corn harvest destroyed by drought in Mamasapano, Maguindanao (Photo by Rhea Catada/Oxfam)
International aid agency Oxfam shares President Rodrigo Duterte’s views that indeed, the Philippine government should continue to push developed countries historically responsible for causing climate change, to increase climate funding and cut their emissions fast enough to forestall a...
Cover Photo of Influencing in Emergencies Publication (Graphics: Oxfam)
27 November 2015, Manila, Philippines – Working with local and national leaders in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) ensured that the needs of vulnerable communities were at the heart of the recovery and rehabilitation efforts, said a group of international humanitarian...

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