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2013 Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines, One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan—one of the most powerful typhoons recorded in history—swept across central Philippines, severely impacting 14 million people. As the people of the Philippines and the international community remember the lives lost and recognize the resilience of survivors, Action Against Hunger looks back on the year.

The Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan: A Year in Pictures

One year ago, on November 8, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) struck the Philippines. Action Against Hunger responded immediately, and for the past year our teams have been working to rebuild communities devastated by the deadly storm. These pictures give a glimpse of the impact of the storm, the progress we’ve made, and the extraordinary resilience of people in the Philippines. Photo by Lucile Grosjean/ACF International

Optimism after Typhoon Haiyan: Roselyn Omeres

Editor's note: Earlier this week, we updated you on our progress in the Philippines. Now, to show you an example of how your support helps us reach families in need, we're sharing a remarkable story of resilience from a family in Tacloban that we're assisting with one of our post-emergency projects. 

The Philippines, Rebuilding Six Months After Haiyan

Six months ago, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, leaving an unprecedented humanitarian disaster in its wake—though the situation has greatly improved since November, 14 million people are still feeling the effects of the storm.

The Philippines, One Month After Haiyan

One month after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, some fourteen million people across nine provinces are still feeling the effects of the deadly storm. Action Against Hunger’s emergency response teams continue to work tirelessly to provide safe water, basic sanitation and hygiene, food and shelter to those who have lost everything. So far, we’ve reached 650,000 people in need.

Justin Bieber Goes Acoustic on "All That Matters" for Something That Really Does Matter

"Justin Bieber's Believe tour kicked off in September of 2012, so he's been traveling nonstop for, like, two and a half years straight. If you were him, you'd probably head home to Canada for a little rest and relaxation the second your tour wrapped, but that's why you're not Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber Visits Philippines to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims

"Pop singer Justin Bieber visited the Philippines Tuesday to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The storm claimed thousands of lives and caused millions of dollars of damage to the country in early November...Bieber, 19, arrived to the country on a special flight, Immigration officer Jerome Ollet said, according to the Associated Press. Bieber’s visit is a part of the teen pop star’s ongoing efforts to offer relief to those impacted by the typhoon.Bieber has risen more than $600,000 dollars so far that will go to charities like UNICEF, Action Against Hunger, and the Philam Foundation.

Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Visit to Philippines Typhoon Victims

The world’s most famous pop singer believes in the power of social impact, and he’s just shown it with a surprise visit to meet Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Tacloban, the Philippines. Bieber met with children and families at San Jose Elementary School in Tacloban on Tuesday, listening intently to their stories of strength and resilience in the face of catastrophe.

Maternal healthcare struggles for survival after Typhoon Haiyan

"Based on the latest government emergency report, some four million people were displaced when the super typhoon hammered into the Philippines on 8 November 2013, ravaging nine regions in the central islands. Close to 100,000 displaced people are living in evacuation centres, while the rest are living in makeshift homes or staying with host families. 'The biggest challenge is really the continuation of maternal healthcare services.

Photos of Lifesaving Assistance: Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Receive Food Aid

1. Recently, Action Against Hunger emergency response teams delivered nearly six tons of food to six isolated mountainous areas in the center of Panay Island.

Tacloban, Philippines. Courtesy Daniel Burgui

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