Philippines Typhoon Emergency
Over the weekend, Typhoon Mangkhut hit the east coast of the Philippines causing widespread destruction throughout the region. The deadly storm has made landfall causing major flooding and landslides, with the continued threat of flash floods.
As you’ve probably seen on the news, the devastating storm has killed at least 60 men, women and children, with the death toll expected to rise sharply as emergency responders reach the worst affected areas.
CBM’s Emergency Response Team is on the ground today assessing where help is needed most. We have been working with local partners in Philippines for 30 years to support some of the most vulnerable people in the country: helping people with disabilities and providing medical care and rehabilitation to those who need it most.
When disasters strike, people with disabilities are often among the worst affected and the last to receive help.
CBM responds immediately to emergencies, providing life-saving aid to people with disabilities or injuries and helping rebuild lives and communities. We also train and support other humanitarian organisations, helping ensure that the support they deliver reaches people with disabilities.
To support CBM’s emergency work across the world, please click here. And please join with us in praying for people affected by this devastation.