Just over six months ago Typhoon Haiyan rocked the Philippines. Billy Dec, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders traveled recently to Leyte, home to Tacloban, to see how the recovery efforts are faring.
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USAID Remains Focused on Typhoon Response in the Philippines
We are now beginning our pivot to the early recovery stage and we will continue to focus on some critical areas. Transitional shelter, livelihoods, health, cash-for-work, microfinance, temporary schools, and the rebuilding of rural health units will be very important focus areas for us over the next three to 12 months.
Open Cities and Crisis Mapping
This past fall, USAID’s GeoCenter, in the Office of Science and Technology, partnered with the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (GFDRR) to participate in the “Open Cities” project in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger
We’re thankful for the opportunity to be a part of a collective global effort to end poverty and hunger around the world. Read more >>
USAID in the News
USAID news stories during week of November 18, 2013. Read more >>
Photos of the Week: USAID Response to Typhoon Haiyan
Since Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Yolanda, hit the Philippines’ coasts on November 8, USAID has been working hard with the U.S. Government to provide relief to Filipinos in affected areas. Read more >>
Video of the Week: USAID Announces Additional $10 Million for Philippine Relief Effort
USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg talks about “steady drumbeat” of aid from the U.S. to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Read more >>
Strengthening the Philippines through USAID Relief
Report from USAID’s Director of Foreign Disaster Assistance on combined USG effort to support those affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Read more >>
Video of the Week: POTUS on Typhoon Haiyan
President Obama delivers remarks on Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Read more >>