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TYPHOON HAIYAN

In November 2014, Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, destroying homes, schools, boats, and livelihoods. In collaboration with Asia America Institute, we supported the distribution of water, water purification tablets, and food to more than 81,000 people in 44 devastated communities. 

Working with Concern Worldwide, we also helped local fishermen rebuild 574 boats, and helped restore water to more than 4,100 people on remote islands, who had lived without clean water for nearly a year after the disaster. We also supported the reconstruction of five schools so that 1,400 primary schoolchildren could resume their education after the storm.

Philippines
stats:
Population below poverty line:
25.2%
Total Expenditure on health per capita:
$135.20
Under five mortality rate:
Physicians Density:
Life Expectancy:
69.2 years
School Life Expectancy:
Literacy Rate:
GDP per capita:
Children Under the age of 5 years underweight:
19.9%
Unemployment rate:
6.6%
Population:
% without health insurance:
% of persons living in poverty:
% of high school graduates:
Median household income:

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