Philippines Typhoon Haiyan - Updates

7 May 2014
Urgent government action is needed to secure food and income for thousands of farmers and fisher men and women affected by typhoon Haiyan, said Oxfam and local partners.
Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam
6 February 2014
Three months after Typhoon Haiyan hit, Oxfam has been able reach more than 547,000 people with emergency relief. This video gives a snapshot of our humanitarian response.
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6 February 2014
The huge humanitarian response in the aftermath of November’s super typhoon saved thousands of lives but three months on, the poorest coconut farmers, traders and fisherpeople are being left out of the recovery effort.
Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam
12 December 2013
Photos of Oxfam distribution of 400 tons of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban on 12 December 2013, to help farmers win their 'race against time' to avoid missing the next growing season.
Oxfam rice seed distribution, Tacloban, Philippines. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam
11 December 2013
International agency Oxfam will start distributing 400 tons of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban today (Thursday 12 December) to help farmers win their 'race against time' to avoid missing the next growing season.
Rosendo Nalda Jnr, 64, rice farmer. Photo: Anne Wright/Oxfam
9 December 2013
One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit, Peter Struijf Oxfam program manager in Tacloban in the Philippines reports on the situation. Millions of people have been affected and will need support well into the future.
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6 December 2013
Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of the Philippines typhoon, fast action backed by generous international support and the solidarity of local people has helped millions of people survive and prevented any major outbreak of disease.
Oxfam's Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxf
5 December 2013
After Typhoon Haiyan had completed its deadly path across Barangay Magay, Tanauan, a storm surge several meters high enveloped the small village of Tanauan. Resident Raynaldo Basibas survived to this tragedy and explains the story.
Resident Raynaldo Basibas, 55, describes the tragedy. Photo: Anne Wright/Oxfam
3 December 2013
Rowena Bajado-Alcober, 33, lost her mother, father and brother in the storm surge after Typhoon Haiyan tore through Leyte. As Oxfam visited her area to distribute water and hygiene kits, she shared her tragic story.
Rowena stands in front of her destroyed house. Photo: Anne Wright/Oxfam
29 November 2013
Oxfam is urgently trying to reach 500,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Here are some photos of our distribution of hygiene and water kits in Cebu and Leyte.
Oxfam aid distribution, Cebu, Philippines. Photo: Oxfam