Palawan folk fight for future as world scrambles for critical minerals

by Gaea Katreena Cabico and Rachel Ganancial This story was supported by Climate Tracker Asia, and Oxfam Pilipinas. It was published in Philippine Star on December 3, 2023. BROOKE’S POINT, Philippines — Moharen Tambiling, an indigenous Palaw’an, was once a supporter of a nickel mine on their ancestral land in southern Palawan. He was initially […]

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Oxfam Pilipinas calls for proactive spending of disaster funds on Yolanda’s 10th anniversary

November 8, 2023

Humanitarian and development organization Oxfam Pilipinas urges local governments to shift from reactive spending to a proactive approach by utilizing local calamity funds, also known as the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Funds (LDRRMF) effectively.

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Groups unite to support the implementation of the law banning child marriage

December 7, 2023

Various government agencies, civil society organizations, and youth groups pushed for the wider information dissemination and implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage (PCM) Law in the country on Thursday. The call is also timely following the recent prosecution of the Socorro “cult” leaders and members involved in the facilitation and solemnization of forced marriages […]

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852 families receive cash assistance in Dolores, E. Samar before floods hit

November 25, 2023

At least 852 families in flood-prone barangays in Dolores town in Eastern Samar received preemptive cash assistance from the local government in anticipation of the potential impacts of the shear line and low-pressure area last November 18. The initiative was a proactive disaster preparedness measure by the local government of Dolores to help vulnerable communities […]

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Sundan ang kwento ng mga kababaihan ng Payatas na nangarap ng mas masaganang buhay para sa kanilang mga pamilya. Alamin kung paano nila naitaguyod ang isang urban farm at nakapag-ani ng ligtas at masustansiyang gulay sa gitna ng dating tambakan ng basura.


Oxfam Pilipinas Journey: Reaffirming the Localization Agenda

November 28, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the localization agenda through Patas na Bukas; A Partners’ Conference and Launch event attended by over 200 participants from all over the country. The conference explored Oxfam Pilipinas’ evolving role in its partnerships with various stakeholders and allies. With its new status as a national organization, Oxfam Pilipinas […]

Richest 1% emit as much planet-heating pollution as two-thirds of humanity

November 22, 2023

The richest 1 percent of the world’s population produced as much carbon pollution in 2019 than the five billion people who made up the poorest two-thirds of humanity, reveals a new Oxfam report today. It comes ahead of the UN climate summit in Dubai amid growing fears that the 1.5°C target for curtailing rising temperatures […]

Make Rich Polluters Pay

November 6, 2023

We demand climate justice now. We want a world of possibility, not poverty. A more equal world where any of us vulnerable to the climate crisis have the resources to survive extreme weather, and the opportunity to build sustainable futures for generations to come.

Regional forum tackles impact of changing climate on care work

November 6, 2023

A regional forum organized in Ormoc City shed light on how climate change deepens gender inequalities particularly the unequal distribution of unpaid care and domestic work among women and girls.