Philippines

CARE has a long history in the Philippines that stretches back to 1949. For decades, we've been providing emergency relief when disaster strikes and helping communities prepare for disasters. We were there in 2009 when typhoon Ketsana hit and again in 2012 when typhoon Bopha ripped through the country.

CARE is currently on the ground providing food, shelter and other essentials to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which has torn a path across central Philippines, affecting an estimated 9.8 million people and killing as many as 10,000.

9/15/18

The New York Times: Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help

The New York Times listed CARE in a list of organizations taking donations to respond Typhoon Mangkhut.

Read the story here.

9/15/18

CARE responds as Mangkhut lashes northern Philippines

MANILA (September 15, 2018) —Typhoon Mangkhut, locally known as Ompong, brought ferocious winds and blinding rain that left infrastructure and agricultural damage to provinces in northern Philippines.

9/15/18

The New York Times: Typhoon Mangkhut Wreaks Havoc in Philippines, Leaving at Least 25 Dead

The New York Times quoted Madel Montejo, a member of a CARE Philippines emergency response team in a story on Typhoon Mangkhut.

9/12/18

CARE Prepares for Strongest Typhoon to Hit the Philippines this Year

MANILA (September 12, 2018) - Typhoon Mangkhut (locally known as Ompong), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, continues to intensify. The Hawaii-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) has classified Mangkhut into a super typhoon.

12/26/17

Tropical storm Tembin devastates Southern Philippines, CARE responds

MANILA (Dec. 26, 2017) —Tropical storm Tembin, locally known as Vinta, brought catastrophic damage to several provinces in Mindanao, south of the Philippines.

9/5/17

A Solid Foundation: Building stronger and safer houses for typhoons

As typhoon season in the Philippines approaches, people living in rural areas begin to worry. n the remote and agriculture-dependent village of Balagan in Santo Nino, Cagayan, the people have a different response.

8/9/17

USA Today: Four years after killer typhoon, Filipinos are still picking up the pieces

After Typhoon Haiyan killed 6,300 people and left 4 million homeless in the Philippines four years ago, communities have banded together to improve their lives.

12/23/16

CARE Prepares For Typhoon Nock-Ten; Ready to Respond When Needed

ATLANTA (December 23, 2016) — Severe Tropical Storm Nock-ten (locally known as Nina) is expected to make landfall in the Bicol Region, Philippines on December 25, Christmas Day. The storm is expected to intensify into a typhoon before it hits land.

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