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Philippines: 5 years after Typhoon Haiyan 07/11/18

On 8th November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, affecting more than 15 million people. 5 years later, Humanity & Inclusion is still supporting Haiyan victims.

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Philippines: HI provides clearance kits to people affected by typhoon 22/10/18

With financial help from Humanity & Inclusion, more than 1,500 people helped clear roads blocked by debris from Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines.

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Philippines: HI distributes clearance kits to typhoon-affected population 01/10/18

Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck the Philippines on the night of 14th September, affected more than one million people. As part of its relief effort, HI is helping people affected by the storm clear debris from roads.

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Typhoon Mangkhut: "We’ve lost nearly half of our crops" 18/09/18

HI emergency workers have arrived in the northern Philippines to assess the needs of people affected by typhoon Mangkhut and to prepare for a possible emergency response.

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Typhoon Mangkhut: HI travels to worst-affected areas 16/09/18

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which made landfall in the northern Philippines early on Saturday 15th September, has killed dozens of people and affected more than 4 million others. An HI assessment team will arrive in areas worst hit by the disaster on Monday to identify the needs of affected people. 

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Philippines: protecting the victims of typhoon Mangkhut 15/09/18

HI’s teams are preparing to set out for the northern Philippines where they plan to assist people affected by Mangkhut. The super typhoon, which made landfall last night, has already claimed its first victims.

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Typhoon Mangkhut: preparing for the long-term consequences 15/09/18

Typhoon Mangkhut threatens to cause serious damage when it makes landfall in the Philippines. Below, three victims of the previous typhoon Haiyan recall how they coped with the tragedy.

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Philippines: HI teams prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut 13/09/18

Humanity & Inclusion's teams are preparing for the aftermath of super typhoon Mangkhut, which is set to make landfall in the Philippines during the night of Friday 14th to Saturday 15th September. Thousands of people are likely to be affected by the storm.

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Thousands displaced by worsening conflict in the Philippines 28/09/17

Handicap International is increasingly concerned for the welfare of tens of thousands of displaced people in the southern Philippines. Since armed conflict broke out in Marawi city, Mindanao, on 23rd May 2017, at least 360,000 people have been forced to leave their homes. Many are now living in precarious conditions.

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Philippines: Handicap International assisting victims of Typhoon Nock-Ten 31/01/17

More than 1,500,000 people were affected when Typhoon Nock-Ten (known locally as Typhoon Nina) made landfall in the Philippines on 25th December 2016. Handicap International is now helping victims of the disaster to access accommodation and drinking water.

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Typhoon Haima in the Philippines: Handicap International assessing the needs of those affected 21/10/16

Typhoon Haima, the most powerful storm to hit the Philippines in three years, made landfall in the north of the country on Wednesday 19 October, displacing more than 90,000 people from their homes. Handicap International is travelling to the affected areas to assess the needs of local communities.

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Typhoon Haima hits the Philippines: Handicap International on alert 19/10/16

When Typhoon Haima makes landfall on the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines on Wednesday 19th October, thousands of people could be affected. Handicap International staff, already in the country, are on alert and preparing to assess the impact of the damage caused by the disaster.

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The Philippines threatened by typhoon Haima 18/10/16

Typhoon Haima is forecast to hit the Philippines on  Wednesday 19th to Thursday 20th October, affecting thousands of people. Handicap International's teams are preparing to cope with the potential disaster.

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Renato: back at home and back to work 24/08/15

Renato, his wife, and their six children are finally back at home in their newly-repaired house. It has been over one year since typhoon Haiyan, one of the most severe typhoons in history, swept across the Philippines killing almost 8,000 people and destroying many homes, including Renato’s. His family is one of 200 households to have benefited from a project implemented by Handicap International in the province of Leyte, which aims to help with the reconstruction process.  Thanks to Handicap International, the head of the household has been able to return to work.

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Erlinda is looking forward to a brighter future with her 14 piglets 24/07/15

When Typhoon Haiyan tore across the Philippines in November 2013, Erlinda was left without a means to earn her livelihood. As part of Handicap International’s livelihood project, she was given a sow in October 2014 and trained to manage this value resource. Since then, Erlinda has made a lot of progress and now has a brand new pigsty and 14 piglets.

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