Philippines Typhoon Appeal

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Tearfund has helped more than 80,000 people since typhoon Haiyan brought devastation to the Philippines

Thanks to your generosity, Tearfund’s church partners are helping survivors recover but it's going to be a lengthy process. Please keep praying. We have created resources to help you and your church pray.

Please give to our Philippines Typhoon Appeal. Or give to where the need is greatest to help poor communities around the world who are always the most vulnerable to disasters, including those in the Philippines. Thank you.





  • Survivors

    17 February 2014 - Despite having seen plenty of images showing the devastation that Haiyan wrought, I assumed, given three months of elapsed time, that things would be largely back to some semblance of normal.

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  • Photo blog: Arriving in Tacloban City

    After spending a week in Manila helping set up a hub for Integral Disaster Response, we arrived in Tacloban City. A week of UN security updates, meetings with NGOs working in the field, and partner briefings provided plenty of information about the situation, but inevitably fell short of preparing us for what we saw when we landed.

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  • Stories from the eye of the storm

    Robert Schofield, Tearfund’s Response Manager was in Tacloban Province, the eye of the storm, 2 months after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines – to visit Tearfund partners such as Medair, responding to the disaster.

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  • Photo: Marcus Perkins/Tearfund

    Philippines prayer update

    17 January 2014 - As the weeks pass following Typhoon Haiyan, the scale of destruction and the level of suffering are becoming clear. The confirmed death toll is 6,183 with a further 28,626 injured and 1,785 still missing.

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  • Shelter from the storm

    ‘I had the feeling people would need help. I felt the call and drove.’ One pastor tells of how opening his church was a life-saving decision for the people of Albuera, on the island of Leyte.

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  • Photo: Marcus Perkins/Tearfund

    Making safe places to play and learn

    Giving children the routine of going to school helps recreate a sense of normality for them. While adults begin the work of rebuilding their homes and their lives, Tearfund partners are working to create safe spaces for children.

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