When words save lives: ‘storm tsunami’ v ‘storm surge’
Many towns in Eastern Samar were wiped out by Typhoon Haiyan’s resulting storm surge, but one remained standing. Roger Yates, director of Disaster Risk Management, explains why.
Children with disabilities 10 times less likely to go to school
Children with disabilities are being denied their right to an education across the developing world, reveals a new Plan report.
What day is it?
Working round-the-clock in a large scale emergency response will do funny things to a person, blogs Plan Philippines Country Director Carin van der Hor.
Haiyan: Digging in for the long haul
Plan will work in the Philippines for years to come to rebuild communities after the typhoon, says Nigel Chapman, CEO.
The Blue Brigades: Four days journey into the heart of Haiyan
Plan's emergency response teams are overcoming power cuts, fuel shortages and more to deliver aid to areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan, blogs Plan's Carin van der Hor.