When Typhoon Haiyan’s 16-foot storm surge crashed into this seaside neighborhood in Tacloban, a group of 300 neighbors clung to a rope atop a roof. When it was over, only three houses were left standing in the seafront area.
MANILA (Nov. 20, 2013) — Families devastated by Typhoon Haiyan are joining CARE’s aid distribution efforts in central Philippines, as communities previously cut off receive critical food and supplies.
The Philippines government is committed to providing electricity to the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan by Dec. 24 in time for Christmas, Raoul “Ray” Donato, the honorary consul general of the Philippines, said during a conference call of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta Nov. 20.
In the space of a week, Jocelyn Gonato faced two life-altering storms. A mother of three living on the island of Leyte in the Philippines, she found herself hanging on for dear life while Typhoon Yolanda’s winds shook her small shanty.
A Filipino community in Fort Washington, Md., waits to hear from family members. The Post’s Zoeann Murphy talks with them and CARE, a humanitarian aid organization providing urgent assistance to the region.
CARE Emergency Team Leader in Philippines Praises U.S. Public Donor Response, says Relief Efforts Face Enormous Logistical Challenges
The island of Leyte was hit particularly hard by Typhoon Haiyan. Nearly a week after the storm, there are still thousands of people without electricity and drinking water. But in some places there are signs of hope.
Mamamia - 10,000 Are Dead. But in the Midst of Tragedy and Chaos, This Little Girl is Providing Hope
When Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Friday, Lourdes Hermilda had been with her husband and two children, counting down the days until the birth of their new baby, and hoping the storm wouldn’t be as bad as predicted.