Weeks after a destructive typhoon wipes out thousands in the Philippines, residents are still rebuilding. And Baltimore families are doing their part to help.
A campaign to donate reconditioned artificial limbs to the Philippines is growing.
A special Catholic ministry in Dundalk is now directly helping Filipinos whose families were in the path of the typhoon.
Residents in the Philippines are still sorting through the wreckage of their homes left after Typhoon Haiyan. Now, local organizations here in Baltimore are doing their part to help.
Baltimore’s archbishop is asking churches to hold a special collection at Masses to support relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.
Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of victims continue to struggle to survive. Almost 600,000 people are homeless.
The situation in the Philippines grows more dire as people struggle to find food, clean water and even shelter after Typhoon Haiyan. An estimated 600,000 people are homeless, taking shelter wherever they can. The official death toll is 2,300 but it is expected to rise. A massive international aid effort is underway and some people from Maryland are preparing to go into the hardest-hit islands.
Frustration and desperation in the Philippines. Eleven million survivors are living among piles of debris and bodies. Truckloads of aid are arriving in the islands but the trucks can’t reach the hardest-hit areas.
Desperation in the Philippines. Millions of residents are struggling to survive after Typhoon Haiyan left much of the area in ruins. Aid is slowly starting to arrive.
A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation.
As relief efforts begin in the Philippines, families in Maryland are desperate to hear from their loved ones living in the storm’s path.
The devastation is tremendous in the Philippines, where thousands of people are presumed dead after the biggest storm in history swept through the area. The need is dire in that area and Catholic Relief Services here in Baltimore already has people on the ground to help.