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Super Typhoon Haiyan

In November 2013, Tacloban and other areas in the Philippines were devasted by Super Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Yolanda. World Vision responded to help the survivors.

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Nov 10, 2013

First World Vision relief flight with blankets, tarps to arrive in Manila Monday

World Vision's first relief flight loaded with critical emergency supplies will arrive in Manila Monday. The Lufthansa flight includes 5,000 blankets and 3,000 tarpaulins (plastic sheets) that will be used to help survivors build temporary shelters.

Nov 9, 2013

World Vision preparing for the arrival of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Vietnam and Laos

World Vision stands ready to provide emergency assistance with Super Typhoon Haiyan expected to make landfall in Vietnam on Sunday morning (GMT +7).

Families at an evacuation center as Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in the Philippines.
Nov 8, 2013

World Vision responding as Super Typhoon Haiyan continues to pound the region

As Typhoon Haiyan sweeps through the Philippines bringing destruction in its wake, World Vision is joining with the government in rapid assessment and response teams.

A mother takes refuge with her children as Typhoon Haiyan hits Cebu city, central Philippines. © Stringer Philippines / Reuters. Courtesy of trust.org.
Nov 8, 2013

As Typhoon Haiyan sweeps through the Philippines, World Vision concerned of "vast destruction"

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.

Residents in quake-hit areas in Bohol use their World Vision sacks to keep their purchased goods dry amid heavy rains brought by Tropical Depression Wilma on November 4
Nov 7, 2013

Massive evacuations underway as Typhoon Haiyan threatens Central Philippines

Government authorities are preparing for the worst as the Philippines braces for Super Typhoon Haiyan to hit the Visayas Islands on Friday.
 
World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines
Nov 11, 2013

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines

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.

Dec 11, 2012

Philippines: Typhoon-stricken areas go hungry

World Vision is distributing food and water to children and families impacted by this devastating storm.

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