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Updates: Typhoon Haiyan

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Typhoon Hagupit Makes Landfall in the Philippines

13 months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large regions of the Philippines, the islands braced for more destruction as Super Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday night. Hagupit (referred to locally as Ruby) hit first near Dolores in eastern Samar on Saturday morning, and struck Cataingan the following morning. While the typhoon has been downgraded to […]

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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 […]

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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