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Video: Inclusive food distribution on Paney Island
Dec 17, 2013

Video: Inclusive food distribution on Paney Island

cbm has almost completed the first phase of its three-phase relief and recovery programme. Now cbm is now working on the next phase of recovery and focuses on “building back better” and ensuring reconstruction efforts are inclusive. From 20 November…
Cerilo and his family draw hope
Dec 17, 2013

Cerilo and his family draw hope

Receiving food and survival supplies makes a huge difference to people like Cerilo and his family although it is immediate aid only. It brings back joyful smiles and Cerilo’s family draws hope. After all what Cerilo went through, being blind…
A man smile joyfully having just received much needed emergency relief items. CBM and ADP Iloilo Food and survival supplies distribution Concepcion, Paney Island, Philippines. - Philippines after typhoon Haiyan, November 2013.
Nov 26, 2013

In pictures - cbm food distribution in the Philippines

cbm’s Emergency Response Team has been distributing food and survival supplies baskets in the center of Concepcion, Paney Island, in the last few days. These first distributions reached 2,659 vulnerable households including nearly 900 families of persons with disabilities. Other…
Andrew Berlin (52).Andrew is a local volunteer and member of the Deaf Association Ilo (DAI) “I was surprised to the destruction of the typhoon on TV, and I wanted to share my strength to help.” CMB staff members, CBM partner ADPI staff members and volunteers are preparing the food and survival item baskets to be distributed in the coming days to the affected population of Typhoon Haiyan. Philippines after typhoon Haiyan, November 2013.
Nov 22, 2013

cbm & its partner ADPI getting ready for food distribution in the Philippines

cbm is supporting its partner to provide what is most urgently needed for survival. We have already been buying, and are now preparing the most important items. The project is targeting thousands of vulnerable families, approximately 18,000 people. The families…
Cerilo, a 17 year old boy, had to flee with his mother when his house was destroyed during typhoon Haiyan. Cerilo is blind and has mobility challenges. Philippines after typhoon Haiyan, November 2013.
Nov 19, 2013

Typhoon update - Cerilo was not able to see the typhoon coming

When our Emergency Response team was assessing Concepcion, a small community in Iloilo province extremely affected by the typhoon on the Philippines they met Cerilo. He is blind and was hiding under a table until the storm was over. Cerilo…
Philippines after typhoon Haiyan, November 2013. - Manith, 21 years old is the daughter of Manuelito. She has cerebral palsy. Typhoon Haiyan hit their village: Barotek Viejo is a small town on the coast of Iloilo province in the Philippines. His house was wiped out and he had to carry Manith on his shoulder in the typhoon to find a shelter. They are now safe, but they lost everything.
Nov 18, 2013

Typhoon update - Manith survived thanks to her father

Chelsea, a member of cbm’s Emergency Response team, was one of the first to arrive in the devastated areas. Her first report from the field is one of many examples of how people with disabilities have been affected by typhoon…
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