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Updates: Typhoon Haiyan

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Action Against Hunger Applauds Canadian Government’s Funding of Post-Typhoon Programs in Philippines

Press Release April 4 2014. Action Against Hunger (Action contre la Faim / ACF) commends the Government of Canada on its new commitment of $3.75 million for ACF disaster relief and recovery programs in the Philippines. The funding, announced today by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development, will help restore livelihoods and improve […]

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The calm after the storm: restoration in the Philippines

Photo credit Victoria Sauveplane After Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013, Action Against Hunger staff and other humanitarian colleagues took action immediately to help affected people make it through one of the worst natural disasters in the past 50 years. The first phase of emergency response included the essentials: planes, trucks and in […]

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The Philippines: One Month after Haiyan

Official report on ACF’s work in the Philippines in response to Typhoon Haiyan. This report includes information on where and how resources were distributed, the next phases of response, and photos and videos on the work being done. Download the pdf here: Philippines: One Month After Haiyan

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Briefing: One Month after Typhoon Haiyan

It has been over a month since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, where two million people are still struggling to meet their basic needs. This briefing succinctly delineates what has been done to date and the work still to do. You can download it here: Philippines Disaster Briefing

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Press Release: Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Visit to Typhoon Victims

Canadian pop superstar raising funds for humanitarian agency Action Against Hunger, meets program beneficiaries in hard-hit Tacloban December 10, 2013 // The world’s most famous pop singer believes in the power of social impact, and he’s just shown it with a surprise visit to meet Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Tacloban, the Philippines. Bieber met with […]

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Press Release: Typhoon Haiyan – One Month Later

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Still Needed to Help Philippines Survivors December 10, 2013 // One month after the super typhoon devastated the Philippines, swift emergency response undertaken by ACF has helped save thousands of lives. Despite this, to help the population move from mere survival to sustainable wellbeing, hundreds of millions of dollars are […]