Haiyan

Please read our response to an article claiming sexual misconduct committed by Oxfam staff during Typhoon Haiyan emergency response. In the immediate aftermath of the typhoon in November 2013 Oxfam staff stayed in Cebu City in the Golden Peak Hotel, which was also the site of our office. Sometimes...
Yolanda stakeholders in Tacloban alarmed over water access and sanitation concerns in government housing program
Nearly three years after the onslaught of Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), housing for more than 14,000 displaced families remains an issue. In a press conference held in Quezon City, typhoon survivors, local government officials, and advocates raised concerns on water access and sanitation in...
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...
Women in Bantayan Island were trained as masons to help rebuild destroyed houses after Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 (Photo: Genevive Estacaan/Oxfam)
We work with others to save lives during emergencies and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes.
Coconut husks collected at the Hernani Integrated Coconut processing Plant and Agribusiness Livelihood Centre. (Photo: Caroline Gluck)
Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed more than 33 million coconut trees in the Philippines in November 2013, putting at risk the livelihoods of more than one million farming households. The recovery presents an opportunity for the government to break the cycle of poverty and disaster impacts endured...
Marie Claire Labtik collects shells to make jewellery, five months after Typhoon Haiyan in Pooc, Bantayan (Photo: Tessa Bunney)
We work with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Here are some of the most common questions we receive each week about Oxfam in the Philippines' principles and programmes. For more answers about the recruitment process, see here: Where can I find detailed information on Oxfam in the Philippines' partners and projects? Where can I find research...
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