In the Philippines, early assessments indicate emergency shelter and water are highest concerns, but loss of corn and rice harvests loom as serious problem.
Oxfam and local partners in the Philippines witness Super Typhoon Mangkhut’s destructive force–disaster preparedness committees activated
Oxfam and local partners in the Philippines have witnessed the destructive force of Ompong, known internationally as Super Typhoon and disaster preparedness committees have been activated.
Oxfam and its local partners are ready to respond to Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally as Typhoon Ompong, if needed. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council estimates that 4.3 million people live in the projected path of this destructive storm.
Creating a more just and effective system of humanitarian response means helping local and national organizations step to the forefront.
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