Over and over again, the Philippines are struck by typhoons, earth-quakes and other natural disasters. Typhoon ‘Hayan’ however, which wreaked havoc on November 8th 2013, was the worst natural disaster ever in the Southeast Asian archipelagic state. With a maximum speed of up to 195 miles per hour it caused unbelievable damages and thousands of people were killed.
Closing Mission from December 3rd to 17th, 2016
In December, the closing mission in Tacloban is taking place and is at the same time the first mission in the conflict-burnened region of Cotabato. continue
The loss of their families, friends and close relatives, as well as the omnipresent remnants of disaster impressed deep wounds upon people’s souls, which made immediate first aid by foreign relief organizations indispensable. At the same time however, the people on the Philippines have found their own way of dealing with such natural disasters: They do so by forming close ranks and facing the consequences of such catastrophes as a community.
After-Care Mission from May 18th to 31st, 2014
From the 18th to the 31st of May, further training for local collegues in child protection centres was offered in Tacloban, San Jose, and Cebu. continue
After-Care Mission From February 1st to 15th, 2014
The close relations between the Friends and the Philippine Waldorf movement made it possible to build a Child Protection Center. continue
Emergency Pedagogy Crisis Intervention from November 23rd to December 7th, 2013
In addition to their work with traumatised children and youths, the emergency pedagogical team offered seminars for doctors, psychologists, teachers, and pre-school teachers. continue