Typhoon Ruby Relief Response Update

Typhoon Ruby rekindled tragic memories from 13 months ago when super typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines. As over half a million was evicted by Typhoon Ruby, World Vision mobilizes response teams to do assessment to Eastern Samar, Leyte and the Bicol Region to look into the extent of damage and emergency needs in the areas lashed by Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit).

World Vision is committed to providing relief assistance to families and communities that will be affected by typhoon Hagupit as quickly as it possibly can and help save lives.

 Typhoon Ruby Hagupit Response World Vision

 

 

How World Vision is responding:

•World Vision has completed relief distribution to 446 families in evacuation centres in Tacloban City composed of water and hygiene kits (soap, detergent, toothpastes and toothbrushes, sanitary pads, underwear and traditional wrap)

Relief Distribution

 

•Preparing emergency essentials ready for 55,000 people in the first week of the disaster response composed of family kits and general non-food-items kits (NFIs)

Preparing

 

•Assessment groups were sent to eastern and northern Samar to meet with government agencies and check the needs of affected population

Preparedness

 

•World Vision is in coordination with the city government of Tacloban City and the local agencies in the Visayas region for assessment of needs and joint preparations

•World Vision is committed to providing relief assistance to families and communities that will be affected by typhoon Hagupit as quickly as it possibly can and help save lives.