Typhoon Haiyan

11/8/18

Establishing resilient livelihoods 5 years after Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, internationally known as Yolanda, has become a name that’s hard to forget. The super typhoon wiped out homes, killed more than 6,300 people, and devastated agricultural lands leaving those who survived homeless and without any source of income.

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.

6/8/16

How a women’s organization ignites hope after Haiyan

“It was our first time to grow and sell medicinal herbs. And we didn’t expect it would change our lives.”

3/15/16

Mother finds a blessing after the storm

Maria Samillano’s simple life with her husband and three children was agitated when super typhoon Haiyan smashed its way to her coastal village in Laua-an, Antique, Philippines. Haiyan completely destroyed her small house made of bamboo and even disrupted her livelihood.

3/15/16

Disability Turns to Opportunity

“I realized that even I’m a person with disability, I can still achieve my goals.”

This is what Evelyn Tangile proudly shared when asked about what she has learned from all the activities she participated with international aid organization CARE.

2/16/16

A Woman Leader and Her Community’s Journey to Disaster Resilience

“All of the houses in my village were destroyed in a snap. As in we nearly lost everything.”

2/16/16

A Woman in Action: Stepping Up for Resilience

It was a sunny morning in the laid-back village of Plaridel in the town of Dagami, Leyte. People started entering a small community chapel to attend CARE’s Community Risk Assessment training.

11/7/14

Humanitarian aid has saved lives of hundreds of thousands, yet more assistance needed for full recovery

CARE has reached more than 318,000 people with food, shelter and livelihood support. Women play powerful role to help families get back on their feet

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