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4 Oct 2018 | Blog
In recent months, we have witnessed disasters devastating people’s lives in the form of an Earthquake and Tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia; Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines and unusually high rains in Kerala, India.
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18 Sep 2018 | Blog
“Yolanda and Emerita share their fears after the Typhoon Mangkhut devastated their homes and crops."
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16 Sep 2018 | Blog
Farmland, roads, bridges and electricity have all been damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut. In the Philippines, Caritas is already responding to the families in need.
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14 Sep 2018 | Blog
Massive waves, heavy rains, flash floods and landslides are expected. Caritas' network is deploying rapid assessment teams to respond to this impending emergency.
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13 Dec 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
One month since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, you can see its impact from the moment you land on Leyte island. The roof of Tacloban airport has been blown off. The baggage carousel has been washed away, leaving only its ripped base underneath. The runway is covered in patches of standing water, with wood and corrugated iron swept to one side so that planes can land.
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25 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Filipinos are opening their homes to victims of Typhoon Yolande, giving shelter to people whose houses were destroyed in the devastating storm.
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15 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Eight days after the world's worst storm hit the Philippines, we continue to stand in solidarity with the millions of people who have been devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Prayer for the people of the Philippines.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
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