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Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Emergency

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8th November, causing unprecedented destruction, displacement, injury and death. With your support, Christian Aid and our partners can provide vital relief to thousands of families in desperate need.


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  • Need


    More than 10,000 people are feared dead and hundreds of thousands have been forced from their homes after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, ripped through the Philippines.

    The storm, which has affected more than 9.5 million people, swept away entire villages, flattened homes and scattered trees and electricity lines. Urgent humanitarian needs include water, hygiene and sanitation, food, medicines, shelter and debris clearance.


    Christian Aid and its partners have launched an emergency appeal to provide vital relief to thousands of families in desperate need. This includes providing food supplies, hygiene kits, first aid kits and tarpaulin and blankets to affected individuals and communities.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Providing relief to those caught up and affected by the disaster


    » The provision of vital, life-saving support including food packages and non-food packages

    What success will look like

    Emergency supplies distributed to affected individuals and communities

  • Impact


    Helping individuals and communities in the aftermath of the disaster


    Christian Aid has dispatched three emergency response assessment teams to support our local partners in the affected provinces. Together we are closely monitoring the situation on the ground and conducting rapid assessments. We will be responding with relief assistance as soon as possible.


    Regular updates and reports via e-mail, telephone and post

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £100,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £100,000 Emergency response Food and non-food emergency supplies
  • Background


    Our local partners are working in the affected provinces of the Philippines


    Individuals and communites affected by the disaster

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Christian Aid works globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. We are a leading UK international NGO with over 60 years experience.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Kirsty Wood

    Philanthropy Officer E: T: 020 7523 2029