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Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm to ever make landfall, has claimed up to 10,000 lives and affected 9.8 million people across the Philippines and Vietnam.

With wind gusts exceeding 300km/h, storm surges two-stories high, and torrential rain, the super storm destroyed homes, schools, villages, and town centres. In the northern part of Cebu Island, up to 97% of structures in the storm's path were destroyed. 

ADRA teams immediately went to work helping those affected to survive. An ADRA team has finally reached northern Cebu and succeeded in conducting a rapid assessment of Daanbantayan and Medellin towns.

The ADRA Network has sent a response team to the Philippines to assist ADRA Philippines staff in their relief efforts. At times like this, ADRA’s expertise in water and sanitation, logistics, shelter, and public health becomes a direct blessing to the millions of people affected.

Your gift can provide life-saving essentials like food, water, shelter, and hygiene kits for those who need it most. It can also bring long-term assistance as families work to rebuild their lives. Your cash donations can bring immediate aid to desperate survivors. DONATE NOW!


Your gift will be matched! The government of Canada has announced a 1-to-1 match fund for donations received by Canadian charities in response to Super Typhoon Haiyan. Donations must be received by December 9th, 2013.

Donations must be specifically designated to this disaster (see requirements here). We’ve made it easy for you – simply click HERE to go to our dedicated Typhoon Haiyan donation page. All the funds donated on this webpage will be used only for Typhoon Haiyan response.

DONATE ONLINE NOW or call 1.888.274.2372

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ADRA Canada
20 Robert St. W, Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Phone: 905-446-2372  |  Fax: 905-723-1903