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Four weeks on living with flood in Rizal, Philippines, spirit still high

Monday, November 2nd, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon, Philippines | No Comments »

22 October 2009 When Typhoon Ketsana hit the northern Philippines on 26 September it unleashed more rain in six hours than would normally fall in an entire month. In the same week that communities in Sumatra were left reeling from the ...

Oxfam GB in Indonesia’s Country Director talks about the emergency response in Padang, West Sumatra

Saturday, October 10th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Lastest update from Regional Director on West Sumatra Earthquake

Friday, October 9th, 2009 Posted in Sarah Ireland | No Comments »

Padang, Sumatra: Arriving in the quake zone

Thursday, October 8th, 2009 Posted in Laura Eldon | No Comments »

News Blog October 8th, 2009 at 1:27 pm  Oxfam’s Laura Eldon sets the scene in Padang The departures lounge in Jakarta was a hive of activity this morning as I waited for my connecting flight to Padang. Half the room seemed to be filled ...

Non-food items reached families displaced by Typhoon Ketsana/Ondoy in Bulacan, Philippines

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

Source: Oxfam in Philippines blog October 4, 2009 Oxfam hit the road last Sunday to deliver non-food items to families displaced by Typhoon Ketsana/Ondoy in Brgy. Tabing Ilog, in Marilao, and Brgy. Panaklayan, in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, in the ...

Oxfam delivering clean water to earthquake survivors in Padang but more assistance needed

Monday, October 5th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Photo by Kate Thwaites/Oxfam Press Release. 4 October 2009 International aid agency Oxfam today began tanking clean water into Padang, as part of the relief effort for the many people affected by last Wednesday’s 7.6 magnitude earthquake. Oxfam’s Indonesia Emergency Response Manager David ...

Relief distribution in Sandan District, Kampong Thom province, Cambodia by Oxfam along with Caritas and Cambodia Red Cross.

Sunday, October 4th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Oxfam sent out more than a dozen staff members to Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear, Steung Treng and Kratie in addition to already deployed staff in the fields to distribut available stock in Kampong Thom and Kratie last Thursday and Friday. New ...

More destruction projected for KETSANA-hit Cambodia

Sunday, October 4th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

October 3, 2009. Phnom Penh, Cambodia—Oxfam predicts more widespread destruction caused by Typhoon KETSANA and a higher demand for immediate humanitarian assistance in Cambodia. An initial assessment shows that at least 17 people died and 47 injured in Kampong Thom alone ...