Tagged: typhoon Haiyan

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Residents pass piles of debris, Eastern Samar. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of the future if urgent action is not taken.

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Dolor Moralde receives Oxfam emergency aid kits. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam continues to reach more people affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines as it delivered emergency relief starting on Friday afternoon (15 November) in the northern tip of Cebu.

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Residents pass piles of debris, Eastern Samar. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Oxfam plans to provide vital assistance in the next few weeks to some 20,000 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan, working very closely with a multitude of partners to deliver water, basic sanitation, tents and tarpaulins for emergency shelter.

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A road littered with debris, Tacloban city. Photo: Erik de Castro/Reuters

Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts after one of the worst natural disasters to hit the Philippines in years. The international agency is looking to raise $16 million to reach half a million people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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Aid experts report a scene of utter devastation in Haiyan hit Philippines.

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Thank you banner, in a village hit by Typhoon Haiyan, in the Philippines

On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, affecting about 14 million people. Three months on, despite a huge national and international effort, the poorest coconut farmers, traders and fisherpeople are being left out of the recovery effort.

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We have dispatched a team of experts on the ground in the Philippines today after typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) hit on 8 November to assess the water, public health and sanitation conditions of those affected.

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