WASH

Esni Haya, pictured here holding her four-month-old baby, has been living in the Sarimanok Evacuation Center for more than two years since the Marawi Siege. She shared with us her experiences of displacement; the challenges evacuees face in accessing WASH and other basic facilities; and her dreams of homecoming. Oxfam led the initial case study research in the three major island groups of the Philippines to co-create a shared understanding of context-specific issues that must be included in policy developme
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) issued Administrative Order 2020-0032, entitled "National Policy on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Emergencies and Disasters", in July 2020. Once fully implemented, local health offices and local government units will be better...
Christoper ‘Toper’ Cabalhiw (right), a local volunteer working with Oxfam as a Public Health Promoter, organising a relay hand washing race between two teams of children. Oxfam public health promotion activity aimed at encouraging children to understand why and how to wash their hands and use the latrines.(Photo:Jane Beesley/Oxfam)
Oxfam is one of the lead agencies working to ensure people have safe water, hygiene and sanitation facilities (WASH work) following typhoon Haiyan. Within the first three months of Oxfam’s response, over 200,000 people have been provided with clean water and over 8,500 people have received...
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 Philippines' partners and projects? Where can I find research...
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