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Keep borders open to refugees fleeing conflict – Oxfam

In the aftermath of the recent violent attacks in Paris and Beirut, international development organization Oxfam urges all countries to keep their borders open and accessible to people fleeing conflict and persecution. “As the investigation into the Paris attacks proceeds,

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TV5’s interview with Oxfam Country Director Justin Morgan

A copy of the full transcript of TV5’s interview with Oxfam’s Justin Morgan on November 7, 2015: “Solutions to (problems like) Typhoon Yolanda cannot be placed just on the government alone. There are things that we all work on together. We can look back through history, and we can see that the Asian Tsunami which actually damaged huge amounts of locations as well, it took five years to recover. We look at the United States during Hurricane Katrina, and that has not recovered within two years…The government in the Philippines is a leader when it comes to disaster risk reduction across Asia.” – Justin Morgan, Country Director, Oxfam in the Philippines

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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 extended! CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AMONG FILM MAKERS and ANIMATORS

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 FEBRUARY 2015   CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AMONG FILM MAKERS and ANIMATORS

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.

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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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