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England’s most deprived areas three times more likely to have been flooded than most well-off

Oxfam urges action to protect poorest as analysis reveals world woefully unprepared for climate change The most deprived English neighbourhoods have been...

Poorest people left behind by Philippines Typhoon response

Race against time for typhoon-hit coconut farmers, traders and fisherpeople   The huge humanitarian response in the aftermath of November's super typhoon saved thousands of...

Christmas period of reflection for Filipinos rebuilding their lives after Haiyan

Across the Philippines, Christmas celebrations are uncharacteristically subdued this year as people reflect on the devastation wrought by typhoon Haiyan and of the long task ahead to rebuild their...

Oxfam starts distributing 400 tonnes of rice seed to farmers in rural areas south of Tacloban

International agency Oxfam will start distributing 400 tonnes of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban tomorrow (Thursday 12 December) to help farmers win their 'race against...

Philippines typhoon response: a week of obstacles, a month of delivery, years of support

One month on the aid effort has helped millions to survive but serious gaps remain Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of...

Typhoon Haiyan must be a wake-up call at UN climate talks if we are to save lives in the future, warn aid agencies

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of...

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northern most tip of Cebu, Philippines

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

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 9 November 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of experts on the ground to assess the...

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond Statement from Felipe Ramiro, acting country director of Oxfam in the Philippines on the impact of super typhoon Haiyan: "Initial...

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