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.
We call on the government to allot resources for food security and livelihoods recovery of the people particularly in Davao Oriental and Compostella Valley.
Oxfam warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met.
It has been six months since the 2011-12 monsoon rains caused severe flooding in Sindh, affecting nearly five million people. Oxfam is there, helping people rebuild their lives.
Commitments that were made by governments in 2005 to ensure that people are better prepared for disasters in Pakistan have fallen short and will not be met by the deadline of 2015.
Cyclone survivors in Bangladesh are now facing a severe risk of disease as the supply of safe drinking water is reaching crisis levels. Cyclone Aila hit the coast of Bangladesh on 25 May, affecting 3.6m people and leaving over 750,000 people homeless.