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PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Ketsana one year after

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

This Sunday, 26 September, will be exactly one year since Typhoon Ketsana (local name, Ondoy) hit the Philippines causing widespread flooding and forcing thousands of people from their homes.

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 ...

PHILIPPINES: Evacuees stranded as evacuation centres closure in Ketsana-affected area

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 Posted in Philippines | No Comments »

MANILA, 16 February 2010 (IRIN) - Nearly five months after tropical storm Ketsana and two typhoons ravaged northern Philippines, evacuation centres are starting to close but thousands of people are still displaced, aid workers say. “The situation is definitely getting worse ...

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 ...

90 years old, I’ve never seen any severe disaster like this in my whole life

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 Posted in Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

A Khe sat quietly in the village house watching the army doctor tending the broken collar bone of his 11-year-old grandson. Poor boy, he has been bravely suffering the pain for the past six days since sudden landslides followed typhoon ...

Oxfam’s Dante Dalabajan was interviewed by ABS-CBN’s Karen Davila on the connection between climate change and typhoon Ketsana/Ondoy

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

Posted on October 6, 2009 by oxfamphilippines Oxfam’s Dante Dalabajan was interviewed by ABS-CBN’s Karen Davila on the connection between climate change and Ketsana. This is the news segment (aired on News Central of Studio 23 last 30 September) coming ...

Landslides threat followed Ketsana aftermath in Kon Tum village, Vietnam

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 Posted in Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

October 6, 2009. Kon Tum, Vietnam. Six days after Ketsana, many villages are still isolated or hard to access to. Landslide is a new threat to typhoon affected villagers. New threat now for hundreds of isolated villagers in Ngok Yeu commune of ...