The Philippines is still in anurgent state of calamity due to what has been described by the mainstream media as the worst storm in recorded history.
The Social Welfare and Development Department reported that Typhoon Haiyan affected 4.28 million people in 270 towns and cities spread across 36 provinces in Central Philippines.
The storm affected 4.28 million people in 270 towns and cities spread across 36 provinces
Super Typhoon Haiyan packed a blow on Philippine structures 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As many as 10,000 lives have been claimed thus far and it is estimated many thousands more will parish due to homelessness, hunger, dehydration and lack of medical aid.
The lack of infrastructure, extreme poverty and neglect from the Philippine government continues to worsen the devastation of the many thousands of women and children who have been impacted.
We are hosting a special benefit aimed at providing assistance to help rebuild and restore the lives of the surviving families who were affected.