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Typhoon Mangkhut

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which made landfall in the Philippines on Sept. 14., has killed 60 people and affected nearly one million others. Emergency specialists with Humanity & Inclusion have arrived in the northern Philippines to identify the needs of the victims and prepare our emergency response. 

Newest update at top, last updated: Thur, Sept 20 at 11:21am


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.

HI BLOG: "When the typhoon hit, we all panicked"

[Sept. 19] Emergency specialists with HI arrive in the Kalinga province of the Philippines to identify the needs of the victims.

HI BLOG: "We've lost nearly half of our crops"

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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.”

HI BLOG: HI emergency specialists arrive in affected areas

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HI BLOG: Remembering the tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan

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PRESS: New York Times: "Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help"

[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."

HI BLOG: Protecting victims of Typhoon Mangkhut

HI BLOG: HI Teams prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut


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Mica Bevington, U.S. Director of Communications and Marketing
U.S. office of Humanity & Inclusion
 +1 (240) 450-3531 
 +1 (202) 290-9264
m.bevington@hi.org

Michele Lunsford, U.S. Digital Marketing and Communications Officer
U.S. office of Humanity & Inclusion 
 +1 (240) 450-3538 
 +1 (814) 386-3853
m.lunsford@hi.org