Tagged: Typhoon Ketsana

Thoung Ra stands with his wife and daughters. Credit: Timothy Herbert/OxfamAUS

A simple household water treatment system is helping poor families in Cambodia enjoy better health.

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Children look out from a window of a partially submerged house in floodwaters brought on by Typhoon Ketsana, known locally as Ondoy, in San Pedro Laguna, south of Manila September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Erik de Castro/ Courtesy of Alertnet.org

Typhoon Parma struck the Philippines on Saturday. The storm is the country's second in eight days. The capital, Manila, escaped the worst of the storm, but the north has been harder hit. Manila has been experiencing heavy rainfall since Friday evening.

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Oxfam relief distribution in Sandan District, Kampong Thom province, Cambodia, together with Caritas and Cambodia Red Cross. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam predicts more widespread destruction caused by Typhoon Ketsana and a higher demand for immediate humanitarian assistance in Cambodia.

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