Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines

September 18, 2020

  Proceedings from the roundtable discussion, “A Sharing of Theory and Practice on DRR-CCA Work”, held on 13-14 April 2010, Quezon City, Philippines   Climate change impacts such as those that come in the form of stronger and more frequent typhoons are increasing natural hazards in many areas of the Philippines already highly prone to […]

In the Shadow of the Storm: Getting recovery right one year after typhoon Haiyan

November 8, 2014

  The scale of the destruction caused when typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013 was staggering. The emergency response provided life-saving support to millions of people in the affected region. But the challenge now is to ensure that recovery efforts leave devastated communities better able to pursue diverse livelihoods, access safe shelter […]

The Right Move? Ensuring durable relocation after Haiyan

April 30, 2014

Author: Caroline Baudot Publisher: Oxfam International Series: Oxfam Briefing Papers Type: Policy Paper Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) left four million people homeless. Amid the transition from a largely successful relief effort to recovery, local authorities are preparing to relocate thousands of survivors to protect them from future disasters. This is an opportunity for the […]