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Thanks to a huge outpouring of generous support, Oxfam has been able reach more than 547,000 people with emergency relief since Typhoon Haiyan devastated large areas of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. Three months after Typhoon Haiyan hit, this video gives a snapshot of our humanitarian response. Read more:

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A wonderful 'THANK YOU' @Darren Vogelsang Intern'l for the #Haiyan humanitarian #reliefph to #MoambocIsland @Bantayan Island Cebu Philippines, from the Philippines

Typhoon #Haiyan caused widespread damage to livelihoods in the #Philippines. Among the worst affected, was coconut farming with millions of trees being uprooted, damaged or destroyed. Oxfam is supplying saw mills so people can clear their land, create lumber for rebuilding, and have jobs.

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan: help Oxfam provide immediate help to those most affected. We are urgently trying to reach 500,000 people affected. Our priority is to reach the most vulnerable families with safe water and sanitation facilities to help protect people from public health risks. You can help

Philippines rep's tearful testimony makes compelling case for climate action. At the opening of the UN climate talks #COP19, the lead climate negotiator for the Philippines, Yeb Sano, describe the ‘unthinkable, horrific and unprecedented devastation left in the wake of Typoon Haiyan. In an emotional appeal Yeb told of his agonizing wait for word from his relatives, his relief that his brother has survived the onslaught and the traumatic experiences his brother had lived through…

Water treatment gear departs from Manila (Oxfam in the Phiippines) for Tacloban, part of our #TyphoonHaiyan aid response. #Haiyan #YolandaPH Please support our relief efforts:

One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines Friday, cutting communications and blocking roads in the center of the country amid worries of serious damage and casualties. Oxfam is sending assessment teams and is ready to respond.

One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Peter Struijf, Oxfam Program Manager, gives a quick overview of the response to date, and the current situation in the most affected areas. Millions of people have been affected and will need support well into the future. You can support Oxfam's humanitarian response

Thanks to the generous support of many, Oxfam has been able to reach nearly 550,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan with assistance. We will continue to support the people of the Philippines on the road to recovery - rebuilding livelihoods, and reducing risk of future losses, caused by natural disasters.