Through our membership in the Integral Alliance, TEAR is responding to the massive destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
TEAR Australia will continue to monitor the situation very closely, in collaboration with Integral, and further developments will be posted on our website.
More information about Integral can be found at www.integralalliance.org
Many thanks to everybody who has supported the Philippines through TEAR Australia. Through our membership with the Integral Alliance, we are able to disburse the majority of your donations to our Integral Partner, World Renew, whose project is outlined below.
According to the Nov 22nd OCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) report: the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) now reports an estimated number of affected people to 13.26 million. Government estimates of displaced people…
By Sudarshan Sathianathan, TEARFund UK
We walk through the ruined streets of Basey, in the province of Samar, Philippines, eight days since Typhoon Yolanda levelled this town, almost wiping it from the map. It caused utter devastation.
I have visited places in Sri Lanka hit by the Tsunami. I have met people in Bangladesh whose villages had been wiped out by cyclones. Basey has been devastated on a completely different scale. This place had been hit by the heaviest of rains, a massive tidal surge and the strongest force of wind ever to…
Some of the communities where Integral Alliance partner Food for the Hungry (FH) works in Camarines Norte Province have already relocated families into safer places.
423 families from Sula Island were relocated yesterday afternoon to the mainland at Vinzons Elementary School. Electricity was cut off as early as last night. The local government of Vinzons is providing food supplies (rice, water, and two canned goods per family) but it is not enough. FH complemented these by distributing additional canned goods for them; biscuits, coffee,…
TEAR Australia is accepting donations so that we can help fund a response to the massive destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan. As a member of the Integral Alliance – a global alliance of Christian relief and development agencies - our response in the Philippines will be taking place through collaboration with this network. In the first stage, funds raised will be used for basic emergency needs, such as food, safe water and shelter, through the work of Integral partners operating in the affected areas.*
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