Residents of Vinzons, Camarines Norte wade through flood water brought by the Super Typhoon Goni (local name: Rolly) in November 2020. More intense extreme weather events like Typhoon Goni is just one of the serious repercussions of the climate crisis. (Photo: Mark Saludes/Oxfam)
The carbon footprints of the richest 1 per cent of people on Earth is set to be 30 times greater than the level compatible with the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement in 2030, according to new research. It comes as delegates grapple with how to keep this goal alive at the COP26 meeting in Glasgow.
Realyn Rapatan manages the Tuba "coconut wine" business of the Marigold Women's group. The formation of self-help groups is part of the SHARPER Project of Oxfam, SIKAT, and partner organizations. (Photo: Alren Beronio/Oxfam)
Julie Chenido could think of other important uses for her P25 but it’s an amount she’s willing to contribute to her community organization, especially since the money will be used to ensure the safety of her family and other residents of the island village of San Isidro, in Dolores, Eastern Samar.
Restituta Benaso and Jenne Rose Benaso, survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, are among those who received disaster preparedness training through Oxfam Pilipinas and partner organizations’ Strengthening Harmonized Action for Disaster Risk Reduction, Preparedness and Early Recovery (SHARPER) Project. (Photo: Alren Beronio/Oxfam)
When Super Typhoon ‘Haiyan’ (local name: Yolanda) struck the town of Lawaan in Eastern Samar in the early morning of November 8, 2013, the residents of Barangay Guinob-an were shocked not just by the sheer amount of devastation but also the realization that they had nowhere safe to go to.
“REady, JET, GlasGOw” participants pass by the Jones Bridge at Manila together with cars and motorist. The advocacy ride organized by Oxfam Pilipinas was done to call on the local and national government as well as private corporations to address climate change by significantly reducing carbon emissions. (Photo: Jilson Tiu/Oxfam)
Oxfam Pilipinas and partner organizations on Saturday launched two simultaneous bike rides in Metro Manila and Eastern Samar to urge the Philippine government and world leaders to immediately address the climate crisis.
Oxfam Pilipinas staff join a tree planting activity for World Humanitarian Day on August 19, 2021 in Cotabato City. Photos from Mindanao Humanitarian Team/Oxfam
Oxfam Pilipinas staff joined the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and other organizations in a tree planting activity in Cotabato City last Thursday to commemorate World Humanitarian Day.
Bibiana Andres, president of the Fagayugoy de Melitedted Libun deb Kuya (Famelik) and Abie Ayao, Emergency Response Officer of Oxfam Philippines, exchange views at an evacuation center in South Upi, Maguindanao. The sanitation facility behind them is part of the REACH Project. (Photo: Bong S. Sarmiento/Oxfam)
For over two years now, an evacuation center just a few meters from the national highway in South Upi, Maguindanao has become a regular refuge for indigenous peoples from the Teduray tribe. In July 2019, the more than 500 families from the tribe were uprooted from their farms in the mountainous...
For two straight years now, more than 500 Moro families from a village in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao have been spending Ramadan away from their homes. During prayer times at the mosque, the Imam or religious leader could barely be heard by those at the back due to the lack of a public address...
Lilia Godoy waters the seedlings in the hydroponics nursery set up by the Quigona Hydroponically-Grown Seedlings organization in Magarao, Camarines Sur. The vegetable nursery is part of Oxfam and Rice Watch Action Network’s assistance for their Typhoon Rolly (Goni) Recovery Program. (Photo: Juanito Bantong/Oxfam)
For Lilia Godoy, 63, Typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni) is not something she can easily forget. Her village of Carangcang was devastated by the typhoon although it did not experience flooding like most of their neighboring villages in Magarao.
Ruhaida Mantawil, a community organizer for Community Organizers Multiversity, poses with the solar panels that power its portable generator set. The generator, which was funded by the REACH Project, is being used for data gathering and humanitarian field work in Mindanao. (Photo: Bong S. Sarmiento/ Oxfam)
In one town in Maguindanao, an indigenous tribe had to seek refuge in a makeshift evacuation camp due to land disputes. Like a number of evacuation sites in the province, the camp is unconnected to the power grid. The lack of electricity not only made it hard for the displaced residents to go about...
For the last 4 months, Uri Bandao has remained productive despite the difficult situation her family and at least 160 others have endured at an evacuation camp in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao province.


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