World Humanitarian Day 2014

ShelterBox Australia's Blog


sdf Bantayan Island, Philippines. November 2013. (Simon Clarke/ShelterBox)

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded and also one of the strongest storms to ever make landfall. It has left a wake of destruction that still means families are dealing with a loss of shelter some nine months on. ShelterBox was quick to respond to the disaster and still has a presence in the region, working with partners to provide other types of aid that are more suited to the current need. 

ShelterBox videographer John Jones was part of a team who revisited the Philippines in July to meet with families who had received aid following Typhoon Haiyan. Here are his reflections:

‘There is one photograph that, for me, best describes the work our supporters do to help families who lose their homes. It was taken ten days after Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines in November last…

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