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Open letters to Pope Francis from Haiyan Survivors (English Translation)

“I admit that I still feel disheartened, because even though I keep looking for other sources of income to help my husband, it’s still hard to find jobs a year after the typhoon. We are worried because of this. But

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Deadline for EOIs: 22 January 2015 Calling all film makers and animators who would like to tap the power of story-telling through their child-like imagination, vivid sketches and endless creativity, here is a unique opportunity to make a difference. We

Posted in Disaster risk reduction, Miscellaneous

Climate change won’t wait for consensus

By Shubert Ciencia of the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement and a member of global relief organization Oxfam As climate change negotiators tinkered with language and ticked multiple choice boxes at the annual UN climate change talks this week, Typhoon Hagupit

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CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AMONG FILM MAKERS (Deadline for proposals: October 2, 2014)

  Calling all film makers who would like to challenge their creativity in showcasing stories of persistence in advancing inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) and as a result, help save more lives and secure futures.

Posted in Jobs, Miscellaneous

Snapshot of Oxfam’s Typhoon Haiyan Response


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Oxfam sounds the alarm for safer evacuation centers as Glenda hits the country

Tacloban City, Leyte – Thousands of Yolanda survivors still living in tents in the coastal district of San Jose have already been evacuated to the city’s sports dome Tuesday morning. The night before, strong winds have toppled some of the

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Eastern Samar celebrates “World Water Day”

Mercedes, Eastern Samar (March 24, 2014)— “Water is life. Every life depends on water” writes Chris Anthony Gajelan, a 10-year old pupil from Mercedes. He believes that the problem on access to water is also a burden of the future.

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Storms wreak havoc in typhoon-hit Philippines

Disaster on top of catastrophic disaster for millions displaced by Typhoon Yolanda, Oxfam warns   Thousands of people have been evacuated from collapsed tents and fragile makeshift shelters or are living in flooded shelters in disaster hit areas of the

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