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Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northern most tip of Cebu, Philippines. Immediate needs are water, food, medicines and shelter

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Posted in Philippines | No Comments »

An Oxfam team of aid experts assessing level of typhoon damage in Daanbantayan the northern-most tip of Cebu mainland said today that nearly all the houses and buildings were damaged, power lines down and no electricity in the entire municipality. ...

Huge challenges lie ahead for typhoon-affected communities in the Philippines

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Philippines | No Comments »

Travelling to New Bataan, in Compostela Valley, on the Philippines island of Mindanao, is a depressing experience. It’s one of the areas most devastated by Typhoon Bopha. The drive takes us through dramatic scenery. Destroyed houses, downed power lines, and kilometres ...

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day in East Asia!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Regional Human Resources Manager for Oxfam GB in East Asia

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Based in Bangkok, the Regional Human Resources Manager will develop, advise on and implement the full range of human resource strategies necessary to support effective people management across East Asia. He/she will ensure human resource management contributes to and is ...

Postcard from East Asia: A Recap of Oxfam GB 2009

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

International Women’s Day: Poor women in Southeast Asia still suffer from the impact of global economic crisis

Monday, March 8th, 2010 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

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 ...