super typhoon

For Robert Escobar, phone transactions enable access to aid that might otherwise be beyond his reach. Photo: Elizabeth Stevens/Oxfam America
When Super Typhoon Rai struck the Philippines in December 2021, it was catastrophic. Wind speeds reached more than 180 miles per hour, and many areas received five or more feet of rainfall. In its aftermath, more than 11 million people needed assistance.
Schools are being used as evacuation centers by as many as 10,000 families. (Credit: Domingo de Asis Jr./DepEd Legazpi City)
Manila, Philippines – Oxfam is working with local partners and coordinating with local governments in the Philippines to assess the damage and needs of affected communities f following Super Typhoon Rolly’s four landfalls yesterday as the Philippines observed All Soul’s Day.
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