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Growing up in the Philippines, Rachel longed to become a nurse but assumed it would never happen because of her family’s poverty. World Vision started helping her when she was 7. Eleven years later, she’s set to become the first person in her family to attend college.
Looking from relief to recovery: Typhoon Haiyan, six months later.
After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify their needs and concerns.
World Vision disaster relief experts identify six humanitarian emergencies to follow this year.
World Vision provides generators to bring clean water to Filipino communities ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan.
With more than half a million people provided with survival goods during the first three months of World Vision’s response to Typhoon Haiyan, the response team is now focusing on helping families and communities rebuild.
World Vision is helping communities rebuild and providing support for emotionally distressed children, three months after a massive storm ravaged the Philippines.
Two months after the catastrophic storm made landfall in the central Philippines, World Vision continues its long-term response by providing spaces throughout the affected region for mothers and young children to spend time with each other and receive health and nutritional support.