Typhoon Mangkhut, locally known as "Ompong", crossed over northern Luzon causing heavy devastation in its path. Over 270,000 in 30 provinces are affected by the storm. About 57% or 154,185 individuals are housed in various evacuation centers and need assistance. Reports show massive flooding in 79 areas. World Vision is responding with emergency relief supplies and assistance in Cagayan province. Your gift will help provide immediate relief to children and families impacted by this storm.
Typhoon Mangkhut has causing heavy damages to buildings and local infrastructure in Northern Philippines. Over 270,000 people are affected by the storm and need assistance. World Vision is responding with emergency relief supplies and activities, while coordinating with the local and regional government.
World Vision is on the ground responding to the urgent needs of those affected. Pre-positioned relief supplies are being used in several towns in Cagayan province. Rapid assessments are being conducted to determine the length and magnitude of our response plan. Initial activities will include the distribution of emergency relief supplies such as water, food, hygiene kits, tarps, tents, blankets, and kitchen kits.
World Vision has already distributed hygiene kits to 350 heavily devastated families in several towns in the province of Cagayan. We'll establish Child-Friendly Spaces which provide children a safe place to play and receive psycho-social support after a traumatic event. Once the situation stabilizes we will provide small cash grants to stimulate the local economy.