Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines

In one of the worst recorded typhoons in history reported to have killed at least 1,200 people with the death toll expected to rise and left hundreds of thousands displaced in the Philippines, ACT Alliance is following the situation.

Latest news about Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines

ACT relief reaching Haiyan survivors – but more is needed

ACT relief reaching Haiyan survivors – but more is needed

Nov 22, 2013

22 November 2013 - By the light of a dozen torches and two motorcycle lamps, the residents of Hernani, a district of east Samar wrecked by typhoon Haiyan, collect parcels of food that will sustain them for a week.

The tree of life - a Typhoon Haiyan survivor's account

The tree of life - a Typhoon Haiyan survivor's account

Nov 20, 2013

20 November 2013 - Maria Sol is a resident of Basey, Samar. She was one of the many survivors of typhoon “Yolanda’s” (international name: Haiyan) onslaught. She thought her family was prepared for the coming of the super typhoon as they survived many storms before, but they were unprepared for what came to pass. They found themselves hanging for their life onto a coconut tree.

Deaths in Philippines continue in typhoon wake

Deaths in Philippines continue in typhoon wake

Nov 15, 2013

15 November 2013 - Food supplies from aid agencies, foreign governments and Filipino authorities are reaching hard-hit regions of the country, yet the situation for many people remains dire and deaths continue.

Packages of relief – and love – for Haiyan typhoon survivors

Packages of relief – and love – for Haiyan typhoon survivors

Nov 14, 2013

14 November 2013 - Working until 2am, scores of volunteers weigh rice and dried beans, count tins of sardines, packets of biscuits and bottles of cooking oil before carefully packing food parcels destined for families devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

ACT Alliance issues $14m appeal to help rehabilitate  typhoon Haiyan victims

ACT Alliance issues $14m appeal to help rehabilitate typhoon Haiyan victims

Nov 13, 2013

13 November 2013 - ACT Alliance has today issued a $14m preliminary appeal as its members carry out life-saving work and longer term rehabilitation efforts with victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Haiyan devastation highlighted at COP19 opening

Haiyan devastation highlighted at COP19 opening

Nov 11, 2013

11 November 2013 - Top climate officials referred continually to super typhoon Haiyan as they opened major UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, this morning.

ACT Alliance heads into Philippines disaster area following massive-scale destruction of super typhoon Haiyan

ACT Alliance heads into Philippines disaster area following massive-scale destruction of super typhoon Haiyan

Nov 10, 2013

10 November 2013 - In one of the worst recorded typhoons in history reported to have killed at least 1,200 people with the death toll expected to rise and left hundreds of thousands displaced in the Philippines, ACT members will tomorrow take a three-person humanitarian assistance team to one of the worst-hit areas to identify immediate needs.