With two major typhoons damaging homes and houses in the last 3 years — Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda by Filipino locals (November 2013) and Typhoon Hagupit (December 2014) — rebuilding in the Philippines has been an ongoing project for CGR project teams and partner organizations. Existing projects on the islands include repairing homes and schools.
The second disaster renewed a sense of urgency for volunteers to participate in the rebuilding process. With locals recovering from both Typhoon Haiyan and Hagupit, two teams of Albertan CGR volunteers spent two weeks in Tacloban rebuilding homes in February 2015. As rebuilding will take time, there are plans to send groups in the future to provide shelter for as many families in need as possible.
You can donate to CGR’s Philippines Rebuilding Fund through the donation button below, or selecting other giving options on our donation page.
Philippines Project Posts:
Recapping First CGR Volunteer Teams to Philippines (March 30, 2015)
Philippines: Work Continues as Teams Return (March 13, 2015)
Philippines: ‘Filipino people are strong and resilient’ (March 6, 2015)
Philippines: Rebuilding Homes Update (March 2, 2015)
Philippines: CGR Volunteers on the Ground (February 27, 2015)
Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit Update (December 15, 2014)
Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit Wrecks Havoc (December 8, 2014)
Philippines Typhoon Relief (September 24, 2014)
CAN Government Matches Donations to the Philippines! (November 16, 2013)
Typhoon Haiyan: Relief in the Philippines (November 12, 2013)