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Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief

This page will be updated with new information as it becomes available. Please check back for the latest updates.

Typhoon Haiyan has affected all Plan Philippines Program Units: Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Western Samar, Southern Leyte, Masbate, and Occidental Mindoro.

Plan International has been working in the Philippines for 52 years, in 420 communities, serving more than 80,000 families including 40,000 Plan-sponsored children

As one of the largest and well-known international humanitarian and development organizations in the Philippines, Plan has maintained strong relationships in local communities and has gained an in-depth knowledge of the needs faced after a disaster.


Footage from The Philippines


From the Ground: Personal Accounts

Plan International’s staff from around the world have been on the ground in the Philippines assisting in the relief efforts. Read their first-hand accounts on the Plan International USA blog. Read more.

Thursday, November 28, 2013
The Blue Brigades: Four Days Journey Into the Heart of Haiyan
Written By: Carin van der Hor, Country Director, Philippines
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
After Typhoon Haiyan: Learning to Play Again
Written By: Beverly Bicaldo
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Plan’s Emergency Response Team: The Clean-Up Begins
Written By: Frank Manfredi
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Plan's Emergency Response Team: Trying to Communicate From East Samar
Written By: Hatai Limprayoonyong
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Plan's Emergency Response Team in the Philippines: A City Desperate to Survive
Written By: Hatai Limprayoonyong
Sunday, November 10, 2013
From the Ground: Plan's Emergency Response Team in the Philippines
Written By: Hatai Limprayoonyong

You Can Help!

Make a donation to the Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund and help provide the support that will enable families to recover and rebuild!