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Blogs, Emergencies article written on the 19 Nov 2013

Oxfam teams have been quick to respond to the emergency in The Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. Here are some photos of the scenes of destruction they’ve seen, and the impact of our work on the ground.

Our response to this emergency has only been possible because of the generosity of supporters like you. Our teams on the ground report that the most common response from the communities we are working with is, ‘Thank You’.

Residents walk past debris, East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Residents walk past debris, East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance to recipient during the distribution of hygiene items in Paypay north Cebu Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance to recipient during the distribution of hygiene items in Paypay north Cebu Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Local government office of Guiuan, East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Local government office of Guiuan, East Samar, Philippines. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Oxfam hygiene and water purification kits were given to families in the coastal region of Daanbantayan over two days. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam hygiene and water purification kits were given to families in the coastal region of Daanbantayan over two days. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam assessment team, East Samar, Philippines, November 14, 2013

Oxfam assessment team, East Samar, Philippines.

A surivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 11, 2013. Photo: AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

A surivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 11, 2013. Photo: AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Herald Postero 85 lost everything in Typhoon Haiyan. Her granddaughter Marietta l Postero helped her through the process of registration. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Herald Postero 85 lost everything in Typhoon Haiyan. Her granddaughter Marietta l Postero helped her through the process of registration. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Gathering data after Typhoon Haiyan, East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Gathering data after Typhoon Haiyan, East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

An aerial view of the super typhoon devastated town of Guiuan, eastern Samar province, Philippines, 11 November 2013. Photo: EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

An aerial view of the super typhoon devastated town of Guiuan, eastern Samar province, Philippines, 11 November 2013. Photo: EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

Photos from along the road in Northern Cebu. Photo: Vincent Malasador/Oxfam

Photos from along the road in Northern Cebu. Photo: Vincent Malasador/Oxfam

Oxfam assessment team providing water to communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Oxfam assessment team providing water to communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in East Samar, Philippines. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Banana trees destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in northern Cebu. Photo: Vincent Malasador/Oxfam

Banana trees destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in northern Cebu. Photo: Vincent Malasador/Oxfam

Oxfam assessment team providing water to communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Oxfam assessment team providing water to communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in East Samar, Philippines, 14 November 2013. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Super Typhoon Haiyan is seen approaching the Philippines in this Japan Meteorological Agency image taken at 0630 GMT (0130 EST) November 7, 2013. Photo: REUTERS/Japan Meteorological AgencyNOAA

Super Typhoon Haiyan is seen approaching the Philippines in this Japan Meteorological Agency image taken at 0630 GMT (0130 EST) November 7, 2013. Photo: REUTERS/Japan Meteorological AgencyNOAA