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Getting beyond relief in the Philippines

It is always uplifting to be reminded of what we are all here for. And nowhere brings this home more vividly than Oxfam's work in the Philippines a few months after the typhoon. ...

Presidential recognition for an “unlikely hero” in the Philippines

When the storm surges brought flood waters to nearly six-foot high, Oxfam volunteer Wendell Corregidor, didn't hesitate over what to do next.Caroline Gluck reports. ...

Philippines: Christmas after Typhoon Haiyan - rise up, stand up

Oxfam's Jane Beesley reports on a Christmas  different from other years, among the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, central Philippines. ...

The Philippines: where your money's going

In the month since Typhoon Haiyan cut a deadly path across the central Philippines on 8 November, generous supporters have donated £5 million to Oxfam's response. If you have donated, thanks...

Residents walk near vehicles and debris floating on a river after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban city in central Philippines November 10, 2013. Credit: Erik de Castro / Reuters

Despair and hope after Typhoon Haiyan

Until Friday, 8 November, Elegario Ocdol led a fairly ordinary life. The 38-year-old elementary school teacher worked hard to provide for his wife Maricar and five children. He was worried about...

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