Tagged: Philippines

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Oxfam's Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxf

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.

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The village of Barangay Magay after Typhoon Haiyan. Photo: Anne Wright/Oxfam

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.

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Rowena stands in front of her destroyed house. Photo: Anne Wright/Oxfam

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.

Emergency Article
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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Oxfam is urgently trying to reach 500,000 people affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Our priority is to reach the most vulnerable families with safe water and sanitation facilities to help protect people from public health risks. Please donate to support our relief and recovery efforts.

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Coconut tree plantation wiped out by Haiyan. Photo: Maylyn Pagatpatan/Oxfam

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don’t receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing areas.

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We have said we stand in solidarity with the millions impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and with all climate impacted people. Our solidarity compels us to tell the truth about COP 19 and to voluntarily withdraw from the Warsaw climate talks.

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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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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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