Helping Typhoon Survivors: In Video
Watch regular video updates of the situation in the Philippines, where our disaster relief team of experts are bringing medical care, water, food, and shelter to communities devastated by the typhoon.
Watch bird's eye view aerial shots of a Sprung Emergency Shelter being built for Samaritan's Purse Canada relief efforts in the Philippines.
Since the initial disaster relief effort following the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan, Samaritan's Purse has remained on the ground in the Philippines serving survivors. Watch as Samaritan's Purse continues to help the Filipino people rebuild their lives through feeding programs, shelter, water filtration and more.
Meet Jun Relevo, a local Filipino man who is currently employed as a driver with Samaritan's Purse as we continue to help support victims of Typhoon Haiyan. While Samaritan's Purse provides initial relief after a disaster, in some cases we also create jobs for those needing a way to self-support their families.
Meet CJ, a child who found shelter and salvation at a local church during the deadly Typhoon that struck the Philippines in November. Watch as Operation Christmas Child reinforces this young man's faith by sharing God's love with a simple shoebox gift.
After the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan, Operation Christmas Child sent over sixty thousand shoebox gifts to the children of the Philippines to ease their suffering and remind them of God's eternal love.
When Franklin Graham visited the storm-ravaged nation of the Philippines in November, he met Pastor John Pagliawan who lost his complete library of books in the flood waters. Franklin Graham promised this pastor that he would send a shipment of Bibles, hymnals, and a collection of books by Billy Graham. Just in time for Christmas, this shipment has arrived.
A month after the deadly Typhoon Haiyan, Samaritan's Purse continues providing medical support through the operation of a mobile field hospital in the town of Palo near Tacloban. Watch as our medical teams drive to outlying areas where people have had no access to medical care since the storm, serving them in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse filled a second 747 cargo jet with emergency supplies and a helicopter for the Philippines. Please continue to pray for our teams and for the people caught in this disaster.
The Vancouver Sun reports back from the Philippines two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan hit. They mention that Samaritan's Purse Canada is on the ground providing relief to those in need.
Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan's Purse, meets with the Mayor of Tolosa, Philippines and Pastor John Pagliawan. Samaritan's Purse is partnering with churches to meet both spiritual and physical needs and show the love of Jesus to those who have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Typhoon Haiyan contaminated thousands of wells in the Philippines. Now, as water-borne illness spreads, watch how Samaritan's Purse is rushing to bring clean water to the typhoon-ravaged land.
As Samaritan's Purse continues to distribute supplies to help Typhoon Hayian victims, the Filipino people are finding comfort in the hope and knowledge that God's hand is on their country.
Watch as the medical team from Samaritan's Purse responds to the life-threatening needs of injured and desperate Filipino people in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Samaritan's Purse disaster relief team distributes critically needed emergency supplies in Bantayan.
Our team unloads a Boeing 747 with 110 tons of emergency supplies for people in desperate need.
Samaritan's Purse disaster relief team members determine how to best meet emergency needs in typhoon-ravaged Bantayan.
Our team prays with and encourages typhoon survivors.
The Boeing 747, loaded with more than 100 tons of emergency supplies, departs from Charlotte, North Carolina for Cebu City in the Philippines.
Ways you can help
Please pray for the people of the Philippines, and their friends and family in Canada. Pray that they will find their strength in “the God of all comfort” during this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3, NIV).
Your gift of any amount will help families whose lives have been interrupted by disaster situations beyond their control. Please give generously toward Samaritan's Purse disaster relief efforts around the world and provide emergency aid such as food, water, medicine, and shelter to those in desperate need. Donate Here