Philippines: Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan
22 November, 2013
20 Nov, Philippines: UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos in Roxas assessing the damage with local officials. Credit: OCHA
Millions of people continue to need life-saving assistance and support to rebuild their lives, says Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos.
Returning from her visit to areas devastated by...
Philippines: Staying and leaving
21 November, 2013
21 November 2013, Tacloban, Philippines: A child and his family at the airport in Tacloban. All families are processed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Credit: OCHA/M. Cochrane
The people of Tacloban face difficult choices about their future.
Tacloban’s airport is surely...
Philippines: Picking up the pieces after Typhoon Haiyan
20 November, 2013
20 Nov 2013, Tanauan, Philippines. Seventy-four year-old Marina Villegas Dorego. Credit: OCHA/M. Cochrane
Tanauan, sitting just to the south of Tacloban City, was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan. Twelve days on, communities are receiving support from humanitarian organizations and are beginning to look to the...
Aid Worker Diary: Coping in Tacloban
18 November, 2013
10 November, Philippines: Two children walk past downed trees and other destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City one of the areas worst affected by the disaster. Credit: UNICEF
An OCHA aid worker talks about the resilience of the Filipino people despite the loss and suffering caused by...
IRIN: Life-saving radio begins broadcasting in typhoon-hit Tacloban
15 November, 2013
Emergency broadcasts were launched on 14 November. Photo: Courtesy of First Response Radio
An emergency radio station broadcasting critical life-saving information has gone live in badly-affected Tacloban city.
This article was published on www.irinnews.org on 15 November 2013
As distraught families in...