COVID19

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.
A rural health unit in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)
As we usher in a new world, we must choose what to bring and what not. Using Sarah Longwe’s women empowerment framework, there are five basic aspects of empowerment: welfare, access, conscientization, participation, and control.
The United States government last night moved to support a waiver of intellectual property protections of the Covid-19 vaccine. The People’s Vaccine Alliance has been campaigning to suspend Covid-19 intellectual property protections and has this reaction: This is the decision the world needed: by...
In response to the news that the US has backed a waiver on Intellectual Property for Covid-19 Vaccines, the Peoples Vaccine campaign responded with this reaction: This is the decision the world needed: by backing a waiver of intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines the Biden...
The Peoples Vaccine Alliance (PVA) in Asia is calling on Japan, Singapore and South Korea to take action on the voices of citizens across Asia and the global South by supporting the ‘temporary TRIPS Waiver’ proposal at the WTO’s general council meeting on 30th April, 2021, and ensuring big pharmaceutical companies and rich country governments voluntarily join the WHO-led COVID-19 Technology Access Pool.
The Peoples Vaccine Alliance (PVA) in Asia is calling on Japan, Singapore and South Korea to take action on the voices of citizens across Asia and the global South by supporting the ‘temporary TRIPS Waiver’ proposal at the WTO’s general council meeting on 30th April, 2021, and ensuring big...
The 1,000 richest people on the planet recouped their COVID-19 losses within just nine months, but it could take more than a decade for the world’s poorest to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic, reveals a new Oxfam report today.
Illustration by Vina Salazar/Oxfam
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, women's choices and rights to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care have been deprioritized and ignored.
The huge disparity between the rich and the poor is not only apparent in social status, but also in the way they affect climate. A study reveals that the wealthiest 10 percent of South East Asians, in countries like the Philippines, are responsible for a third of the national carbon consumptions,...
As part of its advocacy to promote gender equality in the home setting, international humanitarian and development organization Oxfam partnered with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to train inmates on the value of care work and why they should share this responsibility. The trainees will include...
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.

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