Help the Philippines

Help the Philippines. The damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan continues to be assessed.

The typhoon, which hit the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8, is being reported as one of the strongest storms recorded to hit the planet.

According to the Philippine Government an estimated 582,000 children and families are now homeless.

These displaced children and families are helpless and in need of urgent help.

This is where Compassion, with your help, steps in.

Compassion has been working in the Philippines through the church since 1977. Currently we partner with over 340 churches. In times like these, mobilizing the church is the best answer.

According to Compassion Philippines Country Director Noel Pabiona, severely affected areas have no water, food, power and means of communication.

Photo Essay

Typhoon destroys sponsored child’s home

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Compassion-assisted child Christian cleans up the ruins of his wooden home, which Typhoon Haiyan reduced to rubble. The typhoon killed thousands of people in the Philippines. No Compassion beneficiary deaths have been reported.


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Christian, 7, and his grandmother Nora sit among the rubble of their home in the Philippine city of Bogo. Their wooden home was destroyed, while the concrete walls of neighbors’ homes remain standing. Nora, who has cared for Christian since his mother died last year, earns the equivalent of $11.90 a month as a house cleaner.


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Compassion’s country office in the Philippines packed up relief goods for survivors of the typhoon.


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Volunteers from Compassion’s country office in the Philippines organize relief goods to be flown to typhoon survivors.


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Christian, whose sponsor lives in West Virginia, shows off medals he earned for doing well in class.