MANILA (Dec. 26, 2017) —Tropical storm Tembin, locally known as Vinta, brought catastrophic damage to several provinces in Mindanao, south of the Philippines.
CARE has a long history in the Philippines that stretches back to 1949. For decades, we've been providing emergency relief when disaster strikes and helping communities prepare for disasters. We were there in 2009 when typhoon Ketsana hit and again in 2012 when typhoon Bopha ripped through the country.
CARE is currently on the ground providing food, shelter and other essentials to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which has torn a path across central Philippines, affecting an estimated 9.8 million people and killing as many as 10,000.
As typhoon season in the Philippines approaches, people living in rural areas begin to worry. n the remote and agriculture-dependent village of Balagan in Santo Nino, Cagayan, the people have a different response.
After Typhoon Haiyan killed 6,300 people and left 4 million homeless in the Philippines four years ago, communities have banded together to improve their lives.
ATLANTA (December 23, 2016) — Severe Tropical Storm Nock-ten (locally known as Nina) is expected to make landfall in the Bicol Region, Philippines on December 25, Christmas Day. The storm is expected to intensify into a typhoon before it hits land.
LEYTE, PHILIPPINES – As the old saying goes, tough times don’t last; tough people do.
Annaliza Caindoc, a 32-year-old maker of herbal tea powder from Albuera in Leyte, had to drop out of school at a very young age and work to help her family.
October 21, 2016 – CARE’s emergency response teams have begun assessing the damage caused by super Typhoon Haima which tore through the Philippines earlier this week. About 90,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, and to date there are seven confirmed casualties.
(October 20, 2016) — Emergency teams have begun assessing the damage caused by Typhoon Haima in the Philippines, which has affected an estimated 2.7 million people and caused the evacuation of 90,000 people from their homes.
Category four Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) continues to strengthen and will be hitting Northern Luzon, Philippines with heavy rains and strong winds. An estimated 2.7 million people will be affected by Haima in several provinces in northern part of the country.