December 08, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit has weakened, and while the level of damage across the Philippines still remains unclear, it does not appear to be as severe as first feared, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission in the Philippines Olivier Aubry said today.

December 07, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have reported strong winds and heavy rains in the city of Tacloban, as Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the city of Dolores in eastern Samar at 9:15 pm Saturday evening. At this stage, the level of damage in Samar is unclear as power and communication were cut across most of the island.

Sources have reported that parts of some barangays, or villages, in northwest Samar are under water, and a few islands in the west of Samar have been washed out.

December 06, 2013

One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, MSF is providing health care for people in remote areas and supporting the health system as it recovers.

December 05, 2013

MSF teams are traveling by car and boat to reach isolated and rural areas of the Philippines damaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

November 26, 2013

Despite increasing humanitarian aid in typhoon-hit areas of the Philippines, MSF is still finding villages and towns that have not yet received any aid.

November 22, 2013

MSF has opened an inflatable hospital in Tacloban, one of the cities hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan.

November 15, 2013

MSF teams are treating patients in the areas of the central Philippines that were battered by Typhoon Haiyan and are continuing to work elsewhere to overcome the huge logistical impediments that the disaster left in its wake.

November 13, 2013

In the storm-ravaged central Philippines, MSF teams are traveling by car, boat, plane, and helicopter to assess the damage in the area and the medical needs of the populations.

November 12, 2013

MSF is sending dozens of staff and tons of supplies to the Philippines to provide emergency medical care to people in areas battered by Typhoon Haiyan and its aftermath.

November 13, 2012

MSF volunteers provided medial assistance to several hundred people in the tri-state area following Hurricane Sandy.