Latest news and blogs from The Philippines

October 20, 2016
Photo: Many children lost their homes and belongings in Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines in November 2013. When disaster strikes, children are the most vulnerable.
Typhoon Haima — a Category 4 storm with winds blowing at 225km/h — made landfall during the night of Oct. 19 local time in the northeastern Philippines’ Cagayan Province on Luzon Island...
October 20, 2015
On the morning of 18 October, Typhoon Koppu (known locally as "Lando") made landfall in the Philippines on the east coast of Luzon, the country's biggest island. The second-strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year, Koppu triggered floods and landslides, toppled trees and power lines, and forced more than 100,000 people from their homes...
April 20, 2015
ChildFund-trained volunteers playing with children at a Child-Centred Space in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan
In disasters children are particularly vulnerable. They are often separated from loved ones or left unsupervised while families struggle to get back on their feet. This is why ChildFund is well-known for focusing our efforts on establishing these centres…
March 30, 2015
ChildFund-trained youth volunteers in the Philippines supporting children in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
Earlier this month, Mark led ChildFund's delegation to the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan. Watch his presentation on a youth-led disaster risk reduction project in the Philippines that helped save lives and reduce damage when Typhoon Haiyan struck...
February 12, 2015
The ChildFund Mobile Supervised Neighbourhood play vehicle visits a remote village in the Philippines.
In the Philippines some communities are too remote to establish services like early childhood education so ChildFund Philippines and their local partner have come up with an innovative way to ensure children under five do not miss out on the support they deserve…

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