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As Typhoon Haiyan continued to make its way west across the Philippines Friday, World Vision expressed concern that what was shaping up to be the Philippines' strongest typhoon of the year could leave a path of "vast destruction" in its wake.
Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early November 8 and caused catastrophic damage. World Vision’s teams are assessing the damage and mobilizing a response.
World Vision continues to support storm-affected communities by equipping local churches and community groups who serve families in great need.
Community Task Forces prove real-life heroes in saving lives following the onslaught of Cyclone Phailin.
World Vision staff are on alert and have made preparations as Cyclone Phailin continues to intensify on its trek towards India.
When disasters strike, poorest populations suffer the most. World Vision stands ready to respond to emergencies now — and helps vulnerable communities prepare for future ones.
Here’s a look at a few of the natural disasters that demanded a significant humanitarian response in 2013.