Typhoon Haiyan

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 […]

Rebuilding Fishing Communities and Fisheries: Post Haiyan Reconstruction in the Philippines

February 12, 2014

Fishing and coastal communities in the Philippines are among the poorest and the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and the risk of disasters. Women are central to fishery activities, and particularly vulnerable to the effects of Typhoon Haiyan on their livelihoods. This paper outlines the immediate recovery needs and gaps identified in […]

Rebuilding Better for Coconut Farmers: Post Haiyan Reconstruction in the Philippines

February 12, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed more than 33 million coconut trees in the Philippines in November 2013, putting at risk the livelihoods of more than one million farming households. The recovery presents an opportunity for the government to break the cycle of poverty and disaster impacts endured by so many coconut farmers. This paper summarizes […]