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: http://www.oxfam.org/haiyan
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. http://blogs.oxfam.org/en/blogs/14-01-06-simple-saw-helps-philippines-recover-livelihoods
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 http://www.oxfam.org/haiyan-response
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: http://www.oxfam.org/haiyan-response
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…
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 http://www.oxfam.org/haiyan
Today, November 19, 2013, is the first-ever World Toilet Day. Among the 16 tons of Oxfam water and sanitation equipment that landed at Cebu airport in the Philippines today, were 700 latrines slabs (enough for 14,000 people). We aim to provide 1,000 communal latrines across Samar, Leyte, and northern Cebu, in the first phase of our response. #YolandaPH http://www.oxfam.org/haiyan