Philippine Red Cross

Typhoon Haiyan - One year on

Typhoon Haiyan - One year on

A year on from Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines’ deadliest natural disaster, the Red Cross and Red Crescent is making a real difference in the lives of people devastated by the typhoon.

Typhoon Haiyan - One year on: Shelter - beneficiaries contribute labour to build a home

PRC/IFRC shelter construction team Tabontabon, Leyte. During the aftermath of disasters, local labourers are hired to construct local shelters to assist their livelihood twofold. Pictured here is a PRC/IFRC shelter construction team in Tabontabon, Leyte. They are hired to fulfill the IFRC’s specifications for shelters and are paid the equivalent of a government mandated wage according to their...

Typhoon Haiyan - One year on: Recovery phase

Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed well over 1 million homes. In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine Red Cross provided nearly 624,000 people with emergency shelter - nearly one quarter of the total affected households. In recovery, the core shelter target is 40,000 houses. Philippines. Panay, 2014. The frames are assembled following the establishment of the shelter’s base. Heike...

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Bonifacio Drive
Port Area
PO Box 280
2803 Manila

Postal Address:

PO Box 280
Manila 2803

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Tel: (63) (2) 527 0000527 0856/527 0866
Fax: (63) (2) 527 0857/525 5787

Language of correspondence: English


  • Honorary President: H.E.President of the Republic of the Philippines Benigno Simeon ACQUINO III
  • Chairman: Mr Richard GORDON
  • Vice-Chairman: Mr Juan Miguel ZUBURI
  • Secretary: Mr Corazon Alma G. DE LEON
  • Corporate Secretary: Mr Rodolfo O. REYES
  • Secretary General: Ms Gwendolyn PANG
  • Assistant Treasurer: Mr Rosalind P. WEE
  • Treasurer: Mr James G. DY
  • Legal Counselor: Gov. Lorna P. KAPUNAN
  • Director for Human Resources OIC, Administration Office: Ms Fe V. AGLIPAY
  • Director of Finance Department: Ms Mary Ann BUENSUCESO
  • Assistant Secretary General for Program Development and Services: Mr Niel NOCON
  • Assistant to the Secretary General, Director for Special Concerns : Mr Paul Gwyn G. L. PAGARAN
  • Director for National Blood Service: Ms Christie Monina M. NALUPTA
  • Manager - Budget and Planning Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Office: Ms Jeanie G. CURIANO
  • Manager - Community Health and Nursing Services : Mr Ryan Jay B. JOPIA
  • Manager - Disaster Management Services: Mr Roderic M. SALVE
  • Manager - Emergency Response Unit: Mr Leonardo P. EBAJO
  • Manager - General Services: Ms Susan A. MANALO
  • Manager - Logistics Office: Mr Eddie DIAZ
  • Manager - Social Services: Ms Zenaida P. BELTEJAR
  • OIC - International Relations and Strategic Partnerships Office: Mr Eric MATNOG
  • OIC Chapter Development : Ms Lucia M. BELTRAN
  • Head, International Humanitarian Law: Ms Manny SANTOS
  • OIC, Volunteer Service Office: Mr Radnir ARANDIA

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