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.
Much work remains, but, with your support, life is slowly returning to normal.
Typhoon Haiyan damaged millions of trees—a vital source of income for farmers. Now portable sawmills are helping those farmers turn some of that devastation into profit.
With the support of donors like you, Oxfam has been able to provide lifesaving aid to communities in the Philippines over the last three months.
Oxfam invited typhoon survivors to share their self-portraits. The results aren’t what you’d expect.
Three months after record-breaking Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, many of the country’s poorest families are struggling to recover.