Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in the Philippines on Sept. 14., killing 60 people and affecting nearly one million others. Emergency specialists with Humanity & Inclusion are distributing community clean-up kits, so that roads, public spaces, and infrastructure can be restored. More than 400 workers will be hired to assist.
Newest update at top, last updated: Tue, Oct 23 at 10:05am
While our teams mobilize in #Indonesia, we continue our emergency efforts in the #Philippines following #TyphoonMangkhut. So far, @HI_PINT has distributed 80 community clean-up kits to 80 households, so that roads, public spaces & infrastructure can be restored. pic.twitter.com/U2bTgw45Vw— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) October 5, 2018
The latest key data from OCHA (9/18)
[Sept. 20] Our emergency specialists travel to the Cordillera region with other humanitarian organizations to meet with victims and help identify their needs.
Assessing the impact of Typhoon #Ompong with our partner NGOs ACTED, Humanity & Inclusion, Kaloob, and France-Philippines United Action, and discussing the needs for which external assistance could be most helpful. #OmpongPH #Mangkhut pic.twitter.com/Myl31t81dR— France in the PH (@FrenchEmbassyPH) September 20, 2018
[Sept. 19] Emergency specialists with HI arrive in the Kalinga province of the Philippines to identify the needs of the victims.
HI's team is in the #Kalinga province of the #Philippines, identifying the needs of the victims of #TyphoonManghkut & preparing our emergency response. Read our latest updates: https://t.co/PFpRRSoLyq pic.twitter.com/PIX7HzB6cn— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 19, 2018
Floods & landslides have caused considerable damage to houses, roads, & rice & maize crops, which are main sources of income for many families in rural parts of the #Philippines. Thousands are in need following #TyphoonMangkhut. How you can help 👉 https://t.co/ndk5ULzDCz pic.twitter.com/5WID0mReyM— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 18, 2018
Pierre-Louis Bercion, HI's basic needs coordinator in the Philippines
“There are a lot of uprooted trees and damaged houses, but the farms have taken the biggest hit: a lot of rice and maize plantations have been destroyed, just a month before harvest time. For people in rural areas, who live mainly off the land, it’s a disaster.”
Typhoon #Mangkhut has killed nearly 50 people & affected more than 4 million others. HI's emergency specialists are assessing the needs of the most vulnerable. Our latest update: https://t.co/PFpRRSoLyq #Ompong #Philippines pic.twitter.com/fsXSG7jBas— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 17, 2018
A gift of $50 can provide an emergency kit for an individual affected by Typhoon #Mangkhut. Make a tax-deductible gift now to help us expand our response to this disaster 👉 https://t.co/ndk5ULzDCz #Ompong pic.twitter.com/pkldinTSwG— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 16, 2018
PRESS: New York Times: "Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help"
If you want to help those affected by Typhoon Mangkhut, we offer some guidance, and a list of a few of the organizations involved in recovery efforts https://t.co/KKOgqM5ScL— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 16, 2018
[Sept. 15] Emergency specialists with Humanity & Inclusion will fly out from Europe to help bolster HI's existing teams.
Reiza Dejito, director of Humanity & Inclusion's office in the Philippines
“Landslides triggered by violent winds and torrential rain have already killed three people. The damage is more extensive than expected. There is likely to be an increase in the number of casualties, once the wind has abated and rescue teams have a clearer picture of the situation. My team will assess the damage and supply emergency assistance to the most vulnerable."
Super Typhoon #Mangkhut made landfall in the #Philippines and has already claimed its first victims. HI's team @HI_PINT is assessing the damage & preparing to launch an emergency response. Live updates: https://t.co/PFpRRSoLyq pic.twitter.com/1W0mhRSUCR— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 15, 2018
Our thoughts are with those in the #Philippines who are bracing for Super #TyphoonMangkhut. HI staff are monitoring the situation & preparing to launch an emergency response in aid of the most vulnerable. #Ompong #Manghkut pic.twitter.com/qKp0mbyRHs— Humanity & Inclusion U.S. (@HI_UnitedStates) September 14, 2018