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Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut (known locally as Ompong), one of the strongest storms of 2018, made landfall in the Philippines early on Saturday 15 September devastating Northern Luzon. The typhoon claimed dozens of lives and destroyed farmlands, seriously affecting people’s livelihoods.

World Vision delivers emergency relief in wake of deadly Typhoon Mangkhut

World Vision has begun distributing emergency relief to hundreds of people affected by devastating Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines.
by Typhoon Mangkhut by donating to the Philippines Typhoon Appeal

Philippines Typhoon Appeal

Typhoon Mangkhut has devastated the region of Luzon. We are there assessing the situation and our local staff are using all the resources at their disposal to help children and families. But we urgently need your support.
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Typhoon Nock: World Vision deploys assessment team to worst affected districts as thousands are evacuated

World Vision has deployed an assessment team to ten of the most affected districts in the Philippines after a late-season typhoon roared ashore.

Going the extra mile

Two years since Typhoon Haiyan came to the Philippines, response workers like Meldred have been working hard to restore normality to people’s lives. The typhoon destroyed homes and livelihoods, and for many people with disabilities, it has also left them feeling even more isolated. When Meldred met Joey, a young man struggling to lead an independent life despite his disability, she knew she could make a difference...

Restoring pride to Tacloban

Two years since Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, Chris Weeks returns to see how Tacloban, a city that bore the brunt of the destruction, was faring as it continues to recover. He found countless painful memories, streets where every household had lost a family member, but also a fresh sense of hope…

Building hope

It’s just two years since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the deadliest typhoons ever recorded, slammed into Leyte province in the Philippines. Now in the rebuilding process, we spoke to some of the families benefiting from World Vision's help - where ensuring houses that withstand future disasters is a huge priority.

Second chances: a pipe of hope during Typhoon Hagupit

Who would have thought that a construction pipe could save the lives of families twice in a row? Luz Mendoza, World Vision Philippines' Deputy Operations Director, describes a chance encounter with an old colleague who sheltered in an abandoned construction pipe with a dozen other families to escape the wreckage of Typhoon Hagupit.

One year on, it's only tears of happiness

This Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the day when Typhoon Haiyan hit land in the Philippines and left a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Ahead of the anniversary, Emergency Programme Support Officer Anna visited some of the worst hit areas and saw the amazing rebirth and rebuilding that has taken place in the past year.

A year since Typhoon Haiyan: Recovery & Resilience

A year since Typhoon Haiyan: More than a million people assisted; a remarkable journey of resilience.

Organic Farming: A Lifeline Not A Luxury

This week we mark 6 months since the world's strongest recorded typhoon made landfall in the Philippines, Leoniza highlights some of the lesser-known impacts of disasters and talks to one family for whom organic farming is more than just a shelf in the supermarket: it's a lifeline.

The Danger Zone For Child Malnutrition

At 14 months old and weighing less than 12ilbs, Jalrotchen registered as severely malnourished. Although 20% of the world's children under five are malnourished, that number always rises in the wake of natural disasters, which is why World Vision's work on child nutrition following Typhoon Haiyan is so vital.

Priceless Coloured Paper: Why Child-Friendly Spaces Are Vital For Recovery

Once the immediate aftermath of a major emergency like Typhoon Haiyan has past, there is still a huge amount of work to be done, not least in getting the people affected back on their feet. World Vision's child-friendly spaces help children like Harvy to find ways to express themselves and discuss their fears in a safe and supportive environment.

Typhoon Haiyan 3 Months On: Then and Now

Three months on from his first visit in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Chris Weeks looks at how the country has changed from a place of shock to a place of raw emotion.

Tacloban Rises

Our CEO, Justin, writes movingly of the deep devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan and reflects on the legendary resilience of the Filipino people who, despite everything, are getting on with their lives and rebuilding what they lost.

How World Vision Works In Emergencies

Three months on, our Head of Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Bulpitt, helps to explain some of the areas of work that are most important, but rarely talked about, following a disaster of the magnitude of Typhoon Haiyan.

Restoring Clean Water to Typhoon-Hit Communities

Where do your emergency donations go? In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, Leoniza explains how the assessment team delivered just the right solution for this community, keeping its children safe from illness and disease.

Back To School In The Philippines

As the new year broke, many children who had been out of school since Typhoon Haiyan hit have been able to return to lessons for the first time.

No Home, No Roof, But Not Hopeless

Jonny Spence, World Vision International's Support Services Manager for the Typhoon Haiyan response, shares the mixed feelings of leaving the people of the Philippines to return home to his young family for Christmas, and of the hope he sees on the ground.

Life In Between The Lifeless

An incredible story of how baby Princess Yola, was born under torch light, in a mausoleum as Typhoon Haiyan tore trees, pilons and buildings down in Batan, Philippines.