Communications with Communities
The Philippines is the first country in which the humanitarian community has staff dedicated to communicating with affected communities. Communicating effectively with the affected communities about available services and aid is now recognized as a cornerstone of an effective emergency response. Read more
Red Cross nudges world: Don't forget Haiyan
Top officials of the Red Cross challenged the world to address the “huge needs” lingering in the Philippines nearly 100 days after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) killed thousands and left wastelands.
Three months after Typhoon 'Yolanda' (Haiyan), a video from the government's Department of Tourism thanks every one who is helping the country rebuild after the storm. Watch Video
Philippines - IOM is reaching out to local media in the areas of central Philippines worst hit by Typhoon Haiyan to provide affected communities with information about the humanitarian response. Read More Related News: A Tacloban Christmas
IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thompson said during her visit to Tacloban City on Monday that it is better for survivors of typhoon Yolanda to live in bunkhouses than to let them stay on the street.
Reliefweb - Being able to effectively communicate with the affected communities about available services and aid is now recognized by humanitarian partners as a cornerstone of an effective emergency response. The Philippines is the first country in which the humanitarian community has staff dedicated to communicating with affected communities.
Marie Claire - Shortly after the ferocious Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines last November, killing 6,155 people and leaving 4 million displaced, seven teenagers vanished from the badly hit village of Legazpi on the island of Samar.
GMA News - Amidst the debris of their houses, fisherfolk of Barangay 89, San Jose, Tacloban City tried to recover the livelihood which super typhoon Yolanda swept away. With materials donated by the United Nations, men were busy building new boats—boats they believed would be the best way to put food on the table.
ABS CBN News - Filipino music artists led by Lea Salonga, Lani Misalucha, Arnel Pineda and Billy Crawford have collaborated to say thanks for the massive outpouring of international help after Super Typhoon Yolanda struck the country three months ago.