First Person blog

5 things to be thankful for right now

Even in a year as tough as 2014, there have been a few bright moments. Here are five positive stories you helped make possible.


One year after Haiyan

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, recovery efforts are underway in the Philippines

News update

Surviving Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines

Nearly 20 typhoons and storms strike the Philippines each year, and climate change is upping the ante. Communities that lie in harm’s way are trying hard to meet the challenge.


How to garden in a changing climate

Josephine Alad-Ad won’t sit back and let extreme weather ruin her crops. Here’s how the mom of four is working with Oxfam to find solutions.