Wednesday 25 January 2012
Rebuilding lives in the Philippines
On 16 December one of the worst national disasters to hit the Philippines in two decades struck the southern island of Mindanao. Typhoon Washi killed more than 1,200 people and destroyed over 10,000 homes. A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) has been setting up ShelterBox tents at sites in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan providing thousands of displaced families with shelter, warmth and dignity during the aftermath of the devastating disaster.
New Zealand SRT Arnold Kelly helps distribute urgently needed aid in the Philippines as fresh flooding stretches relief operations on the island of Mindanao.
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