IAHV UK fundraised for the victims of the Typhoon which killed and made homeless thousands of people in the Philippines. IAHV UK immediately provided £5000 of funding for the ground team to roll out relief initiatives.
IAHV colleagues in the Philippines conducted trauma- relief workshops in Jose Fabilla area in Manilla and in Cebu.
Massive damage by Typhoon Haiyan:
Initial reports as at 11 November 2013 were that the authorities said 10,000 people may have died in the City of Tacloban alone.
Over 400,000 people were reported as having to flee their homes to evacuation centres. Estimates were of massive 195 mph winds and of 5 meter waves.There are reports of a city of 200,000 where there appears to be no buildings to have survived intact!
Proposal writer to work on Sri Lanka Childrens Home Project