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Preparedness saves thousands of lives as Super Typhoon Haima sweeps across Northern Philippines

92,000 people remain in 640 evacuation
The government pre-emptively evacuated more than 158,000 people before Haima struck the province, yet it is estimated that over 92,000 people remain in 640 evacuation centres. Photo Credit: Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

Details of the extensive damage to homes and livelihoods are starting to emerge from provinces that were previously inaccessible due to obstructed roads and flooding

October 30, 2016 — One week after Typhoon Haima left a trail of destruction in Northern Philippines, details of the extensive damage to homes and livelihoods are starting to emerge from provinces that were previously inaccessible due to obstructed roads and flooding.  Continue reading Preparedness saves thousands of lives as Super Typhoon Haima sweeps across Northern Philippines