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Oxfam relief reaches hardest-hit districts in flood-ravaged Ha Tinh

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 Posted in Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

Ha Noi, 29 October 2010 -- International aid agency Oxfam today starts its initial assistance in two worst-affected districts in Ha Tinh province, central Vietnam where torrential rain has brought two consecutive severe floods to one of the poorest and ...

Value of Water Filter – Women’s Perspective

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 5 Comments »

Hang Kosuan Village, Stung Treng _ For most people, the 80-liter plastic container and a clay water filter are probably the last things they consider as quality household items. But for many poor women, these simple, no-nonsense things give them ...

Ketsana – A Blessing in Disguise for Some

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

Stung Treng, Cambodia _ Somewhere in a small, remote village where everyone has been more or less affected by Typhoon Ketsana since September last year, there was at least one family that saw the disaster as a life-saving incident. Posing in ...

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 ...

World Food Day: Typhoon Ketsana destroys Cambodia’s rice harvest

Monday, October 19th, 2009 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

This entry was posted on Oxfam's News Blog on October 16th, 2009 at 11:22 am Typhoon Ketsana made this year’s annual flood in Cambodia so much more intense that hectares of rice have been destroyed. Oxfam’s Dow Punpiputt reports. This is my first ...

Second set of Danny’s photos of Typhoon Ketsana/Ondoy aftermath

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

Here’s what Danny Victoriano captured after the rains of Ketsana died down in Rizal. We shared Danny’s photos a few days back of Ketsana flooding Rizal. Photo Credit: Danny Victoriano.

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 ...