Situation Reports

Typhoon Haiyan

In the early morning of November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, made landfall in the Philippines’ Eastern Visayas Region. Media reports indicate that the storm hit with wind gusts up to 235 mph, nearly 16 inches of rainfall and waves up to 45 feet in some areas. Storm-affected areas include communities experiencing high levels of poverty, which are more vulnerable to disasters.

Last updated November 18, 2014

How We're Responding


Typhoon Haiyan: One Year Later

Haiyan Emergency Response and Recovery Fact Sheet

Sphere Project: LWR and Quality & Accountability Training

News Release: LWR Provides Additional Shelter Repair Kits to Storm-Affected Households

Press Release: Gates Foundation Grant to fund LWR's Relief Efforts

Latest ACT Alliance Appeal

ACT Alliance Joint Monitoring Visit in the Philippines

Latest Situation Updates


Typhoon Haiyan Six Month Update (.pdf)

Typhoon Haiyan Five Month Update (.pdf)

View the Latest Situation Report (.pdf)

LWR & CWS P/A Typhoon Haiyan Quality & Accountability Update I (.pdf)

Humanitarian Coordination Team Update (.pdf)

United Nations OCHA Haiyan Action Plan

Previous Situation Reports

January 31, 2014  •  January 17, 2014  •  January 6, 2014  •  December 20, 2013  •  December 17, 2013  •  December 12, 2013  •  December 10, 2013  •  December 5, 2013  •  December 3, 2013  •  November 27, 2013  •  November 25, 2013  •  November 23, 2013  •  November 21, 2013  •  November 20, 2013  •  November 19, 2013  •  November 18, 2013  •  November 17, 2013  •  November 16, 2013  •  November 15, 2013  •  November 14, 2013  •  November 13, 2013  •  November 12, 2013  •  November 11, 2013  •  November 10, 2013  •  November 9, 2013  •  November 8, 2013

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