Typhoon Haiyan Response

Typhoon Yolanda Response: Five Years After

Five years after Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan) struck the Tacloban City and nearby areas in East Leyte, delivering aid, improving livelihood support and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the affected areas has been the main goal of World Vision Philippines.


Take time to read stories from World Vision’s Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) Response and all the courage, hard work, determination, and hope that came with it.



Rising from the rubbles five years after Typhoon Yolanda

Rain or shine, the embankment along the harbor of Tacloban Port served as the home of Josie Cruspe’s family of seven. It was also where she earned a living for her family’s daily expenses and other needs… Read more



Hope Restored

The stalls of Roger, Tonyang, Gemma and Julita which are nestled at the heart of Tacloban City public market are stories of strength, generosity and accountability. “After Yolanda, I received help from different people I don’t even know. I told myself I won’t put their money to waste,” shares 58-year old Roger. His then small fruit stand has grown to a sari-sari store… read more


One Year On – From Emergency to Recovery

On November 8, 2013, the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded devastated the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Over 6,000 fatalities have been recorded, with close to 2,000 missing. The disaster has affected an estimated 14.1 million people and left 4 million displaced… Read more