Yolanda

Humanitarian workers are regularly confronted by difficult choices. What humanitarian worker worth his or her salt has not been confronted by the possibility of either doing harm or doing nothing; or was stuck in a situation where good intentions are not enough in the face of bad or worse options?...
Fishing families who lived in the path of typhoon Yolanda have lost boats, nets, and tools; the essentials they need to produce food and earn a living. Coral reefs have also been badly affected by the storm. Oxfam is working with fishing communities to rebuild boats and repair nets.(Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam)
Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall. Four months after the storm hit the Philippines, life for villagers on Bantayan Island in Cebu province remains a struggle. Three-quarters of the island's population of about 136,000 depend on fishing as their main source...
RAT Eastern Samar Organized Distribution of Water in Brgy. Batang, Hernani, Eastern Samar (Photo: Jire Carreon)
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...
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