The Strongest Typhoon Ever Recorded – One Year After Yolanda/Haiyan


Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan - One Year

A year has passed since the most devastating and strongest typhoon ever recorded swept over the islands of the Philippines. According to, about 14 million people have been affected. This has been a trauma for many people, and Filipinos all over the world came together, prayed for and helped their fellow people who have been victimized by the calamities. We are all very thankful for all the help we have received in order to buy and distribute goods for all those in need. This help came from Switzerland and Germany thanks to our local newspaper, Prima Sonntag, and our friends.

One year after, I want to inform you about the effects of Yolanda/Haiyan. Here are some facts gathered from UNHCR:

Date: November 8th, 2013
Deaths: ca. 6,300
Displaced people: ca. 4.1 million
People who still don’t have a home: ca. 20,000
Displacement sites across affected areas:…

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