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Felicitas, a Child-Friendly Space volunteer
11/05/2014 - Video
Felicitas of Giporlos town in Eastern Samar, Philippines is a survivor of the deluge brought by Typhoon Haiyan. A former daycare worker, Felicitas found new purpose for her skills and passion for caring for children as she volunteers in a Child-...
Pamela and the Child-Friendly Space
08/05/2014 - Video
Pamela thought the world will come to an end as Typhoon Haiyan ripped through her hometown in the Philippines last 8 November 2013. Like many children her age, Pamela, a young survivor of one of the strongest typhoons in history, found a safe haven...
Photo credit: Joelle Goire, EU/ECHO, Philippines
08/05/2014 - News
Today marks the six-month anniversary since Typhoon Haiyan/ Yolanda hit the Philippines, killing thousands and displacing millions, as one of the strongest tropical cyclones every recorded.
08/05/2014 - Photo story
Six months after the devastation of Haiyan, the European Union remains in the front line in providing life-saving humanitarian aid and early livelihood recovery support to millions after the super typhoon cut a path of destruction through the island...
07/05/2014 - Blog post
Iona, a 28-year-old woman with four children, is one of the 4 million Filipinos who lost their house back in November 2013, when the mega typhoon Haiyan hit central Philippines
08/02/2014 - Photo story
Three months after Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) devastated large areas of the eastern and central Philippines, communities are still struggling to rebuild their lives. In total, the European Commission and the EU Member States have...
3 months after Haiyan
07/02/2014 - Video
26 000 people are still in evacuation centres after the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan/ Yolanda in the Philippines. The provision of shelter is a key humanitarian issue trying to be solved as many emergency shelters are needed to get the country back...
3 months after Haiyan: Providing Nutrition
07/02/2014 - Video
3 months after Haiyan struck the Philippines, clean up operations are still underway but a key concern is ensuring the many victims of this tragedy, particularly children and women, are receiving nutrition. Hear from our colleague Mat Eick on our...
3 months after Haiyan: Providing shelter
07/02/2014 - Video
Tacloban saw massive destruction from the impact of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, shocking the world as images of a city being brutally washed away, spread around the world. Basic needs have been met, although there are many other needs such as shelter....
07/02/2014 - Blog post
It is almost 100 days since the most powerful typhoon ever recorded slammed into the Eastern Philippines, killing over 6 000 people and damaging over a million homes.