Aid to the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda

by IsraAID
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Summary

IsraAID's medical team arrived in Tacloban four days after the Typhoon. Since then, the project has expanded to include psycho-social training, and the rebuilding of key medical and educational facilities. Today, IsraAID is based in Ormoc, and is partnering with the municipality to rehabilitate its 200,000 citizens over the next year.
$1,000,000
total goal
$960,675
remaining
339
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

Typhoon Yolanda devastated the Philippines on Nov 8. Over 6,000 people lost their lives, more than 26,000 were injured, 4 million displaced, and a total of 16 million people affected throughout the Philippines.

Solution

IsraAID is using its vast experience in humanitarian projects in 23 countries to conduct medical, psycho-social, reconstruction, and livelihood projects. In addition, in the initial stages, targeted food and relief supplies distributions were conducted.

Long-Term Impact

Thousands are receiving direct medical treatment, overwhelmed hospitals are receiving medicine, local professionals are being trained in trauma prevention and resilience building, health facilities and schools are being rebuilt, and fishermen are being rehabilitated with new boats. In total, this integrated multifaceted program will help rehabilitate

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.israaid.org
IsraAID website

Organization Information

IsraAID

Location: Tel Aviv, Merkaz - Israel
Website: http:/​/​www.israaid.org
Project Leader:
Navonel (Voni) Glick
Deputy Director / COO
beer sheva, Israel
$39,325 raised of $1,000,000 goal
 
361 donations
$960,675 to go
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