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Oxfam aid distribution, Cebu, Philippines. Photo: Oxfam

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.

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Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm in the world this year and quite possibly the most powerful to ever hit land. You can help Oxfam deliver water and sanitation materials to the region, by donating now.

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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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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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Imelda holds vegetables grown in a garden she created via Oxfam's Cash for Work

On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, affecting about 14 million people. 4 million people were left homeless. There was a strong emergency response inititally, but we are concerned that long-term recovery is not happening fast enough for the poorest people.

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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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Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to initially 60,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. Kudos to India for quick and decisive early warning actions to save lives, having moved nearly a million people into temporary shelters.

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Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Carloine Gluck/Oxfam

Our vision is a just world without poverty. In our fourth strategic plan, we set out an integrated approach to tackle poverty by addressing its complex and interrelated causes.

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Women who have fled to Darfur. Photo: Elizabeth Stevens/Oxfam

A decade after fighting began in the Darfur region of Sudan, the 3.4 million people there who still require humanitarian assistance are watching a tenuous security situation deteriorate further still.

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