In the Philippines, early assessments indicate emergency shelter and water are highest concerns, but loss of corn and rice harvests loom as serious problem.
On Mother’s Day, Oxfam salutes the powerful women we've met. From community activists to mothers recovering from natural disasters to grandmothers caring for multiple generations, these women are models of resilience, determination, and ingenuity.
Early evacuation helped save lives as the storm advanced.
Oxfam readies emergency supplies and teams are set to determine the scale of damage.
As Typhoon Hagupit bears down on the Philippines with winds of about 133 miles per hour, Oxfam is preparing emergency supplies and keeping assessment teams on standby across the country.
Even in a year as tough as 2014, there have been a few bright moments. Here are five positive stories you helped make possible.