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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.

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 ...

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’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 ...

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 ...

Resident captures Ketsana on camera

Friday, October 2nd, 2009 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

Posted on October 2, 2009 by oxfamphilippines Photographer and San Mateo, Rizal resident Danny Victoriano took out his camera as Ketsana sent his community into a panic last Saturday. Danny generously shared with Oxfam his photos of residents braving the biggest ...

Scenes from the aftermath of typhoon Ondoy

Friday, October 2nd, 2009 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | 1 Comment »

Posted on September 29, 2009 by oxfamphilippines Dealing with the aftermath of a disaster is never easy. Residents of Provident Subdivision, in Marikina, in Metro Manila, are picking up the pieces two days after Typhoon Ondoy swallowed up cars and sometimes ...

Snapshots of a disaster

Friday, October 2nd, 2009 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

Posted on September 28, 2009 by oxfamphilippines Photos from the wreckage brought about by a month’s worth of rain that all poured in one day. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reports that more rain fell last Saturday in the Philippines than when ...