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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.
A destructive storm — equivalent to the size of Hurricane Katrina — made landfall October 12 on India’s eastern coast. World Vision has activated an emergency response.
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|Disaster Response Myth #2: Aid agencies are not accountable or transparent||Disaster Response Myth #3: Good intentions are enough to provide valuable help during a disaster|
|Disaster Response Myth #4: Aid agencies should spend donations as quickly as possible to address immediate needs||Disaster Response Myth #5: The more money raised, the faster the response will happen|
|An introduction to World Vision's Global Rapid Response Team|