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Updates: Typhoon Haiyan

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Typhoon Haiyan: One year later

It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan (or Yolanda, as it is locally known) devastated large regions of the Philippines. One of the strongest storms in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan left four million people homeless, and more than 14 million people in desperate need of aid. Action contre la Faim has been working in […]

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Rebuilding six months after Typhoon Haiyan

  Six months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, progress has been made, but the need remains enormous. Millions of survivors not only lost their homes, but their livelihoods too. After six months of providing immediate aid, we started working on the post-emergency phase and reconstruction. Now, our goal is to restore basic infrastructure (water […]


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


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