DECEMBER 3, 2013 | 2:00 PM SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI // Convoy of Hope teams continue to distribute immediate relief to families in remote areas of the Philippines. Our teams in the field are reporting back that we are reaching many of the hardest hit areas with food and supplies. In addition to locally purchased food, water filtration units and other disaster relief supplies, we have distributed 566,182 meals to families reeling from Typhoon Haiyan. Some of the areas recently supplied include: Iloilo, Panay, Concepcion, Danao Danao Island, Talisay Island, Tapas, Jamindan, Daanbantayan, Bantayan Island, Carnaza Island, Mambusao, Altvas, Coron, Roxas City, Leutod Leutod, Bogo City, San Remegio, Sitio Leonor, Tagumpay, Sitio Pali, Barangay 6, Sitio Malbato and Barangay Bintuan. NOVEMBER 23, 2013…
In 2010, there were terrible floods in Pakistan, which covered one-fifth of the country. The results of this disaster still devastate large areas as people have struggled to rebuild their homes and continue to live in terrible conditions.
Convoy of Hope distributed more than 40,000 meals to flood survivors in the Philippines where monsoon rains have flooded large parts of the capital city of , rendering at least 130,000 people homeless.
Convoy of Hope’s Global Disaster Response Team is on the ground in the drought-stricken Sahel region of Africa to determine how Convoy of Hope can provide relief efforts there.
In January, Convoy of Hope’s new 3.300 M2 warehouse just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti was dedicated. “This warehouse is a symbol of hope and provision for the people of Haiti,” says Hal Donaldson, president of Convoy of Hope. “It will also allow us to continue expanding our children’s feeding initiatives in Haiti and in the Caribbean.”