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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Oxfam Pilipinas, partners rally support behind the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law

October 11, 2023

To mark this year’s global commemoration of International Day of the Girl, Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners reiterate their support for the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law and caution against potential misinformation about its purpose. 

Oxfam Pilipinas’ Solidarity Message to the Launching of the 3rd BARMM Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

October 5, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas is grateful to the Bangsamoro Women Commission led by its Chairperson Hadja Bainon G. Karon for consistently engaging and involving us, other Non-Government Organizations and Civil Society Organizations in the consultations and crafting of the 3rd BARMM Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (RAPWPS) 2023-2028.

G20 countries failing by big margins to cut greenhouse gas emissions to below ‘catastrophic’ levels

September 10, 2023

Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are set to rise by 10.6% by 2030 instead of falling by the 45% needed to limit the increase in global temperature to 1.5 °C. The G20 countries are the worst and most-responsible offenders, says Oxfam.

Oxfam Pilipinas, partners laud the House approval of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill

September 8, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners commend the approval of the bill to prevent unintended pregnancies among young Filipinos and promote their adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. 

ASEAN Leaders Urged to Prioritize and Make Concrete Action on Sustainable & Just Regional Energy Transformation

September 4, 2023

Around 70 climate and energy thought leaders, policymakers, and experts from Indonesia, Philippines, Timor Leste, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Laos gathered in Jakarta on 29-31 August 2023 for critical dialogues and collaborative endeavours aimed at driving a sustainable and equitable energy transition across Southeast Asia.

Sustainable Finance is Key to Advancing Gender Equality in ASEAN’s Agriculture Sector, Fair Finance Asia Says

August 23, 2023

Fair Finance Asia and Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investments in South-East Asia, both Oxfam programs, have launched a new policy brief alongside the Sixth Association of Southeast Asian Nations Inclusive Business Summit in Bali, Indonesia.