PHILIPPINES – Clean Water for Mangyan Communities

As tropical storms continue to affect the Mindoro province, the need for clean drinking water calls for immediate action.

The tremendous flooding brought about by the storms ravaging the country during the rainy season has caused flash floods, therefore contaminating water used for drinking, cooking and cleaning.

Recently, there has been an outbreak of cholera and other water-borne illnesses due to unsanitary water.

PHILIPPINES – Another tropical storm (Megi) causes major damage

The death toll from landslides and flooding in the Philippines triggered by tropical storm Agaton (international name Megi) rose to 133 on Thursday as more bodies were found villages across the affected regions. Hundreds of people are still missing and feared dead after the strongest storm to strike the archipelago nation this year dumped heavy rain […]

PHILIPPINES – Typhoon Odette Relief updates

Donations are now closed for these appeals, but you can still make a general donation towards personnel support, community projects and future relief needs here Thank you! Bishop Philip & Jemima Gonzalez (Mindanao) have been travelling to the various churches they oversee on Bohol and northern Mindanao,, and they have just returned from Leyte where […]

PHILIPPINES – ‘State of Calamity’ Declared

Our National Leaders in the Philippines are still dealing with the aftermath of Super-Typhoon Rai (aka Odette), which hit at a time when they were already planning to reach out to their communities with much-needed essential relief over the Christmas period (scroll below to read their stories). Although some government aid is starting to get through, those living […]

PHILIPPINES – Christmas Outreach 2021

Ps Danny & Lorie Macuha (Field Coordinators on Mindoro island) are planning Christmas outreaches in Batangas and to remote Mangyan tribal communities, to bring joy and encouragement to families living in poor conditions. Your donation will help provide food parcels for needy pastors and their families during these challenging times.  Ps Rolly & Nimfa Vasey (Field […]

PHILIPPINES – Mindoro Floods & Earthquake

Mindoro Flooding 2021 - 1

Mindoro island in the Philippines, is again experiencing major flooding, with houses being washed away and crops destroyed, and a subsequent strong earthquake has shaken locals even more. We have received the following report from our Field Coordinator, Ps Danny Macuha: “Due to non-stop heavy rain (July 20-July 26) caused by southwest monsoon and Typhoon […]

Typhoons sweep across Philippines and Vietnam

Over the past two weeks, two powerful typhoons – including Rolly (aka Goni), the world’s strongest typhoon so far this year – have caused major destruction in parts of the Philippines and Vietnam Ps Rolly Vasey, Field Coordinator for Cebu, is part of a ministerial group organising urgent supplies for the Bicol region – one […]

PHILIPPINES – Volcano Taal erupts – larger eruption imminent

While our co-workers across the Philippines organised Christmas celebrations for their churches and the children, they were also busy responding to an earthquake on Mindanao and typhoons across the central Philippines. With your prayers and generous support, we were able to send approx. $8,000 to help them distribute essential relief to some of the most […]

PHILIPPINES – Typhoon Ursula hits Leyte and Samar

Many parts of the Visayas region, and San Jose on Mindoro island, have been seriously devastated over Christmas by typhoon Ursula (aka Phanfone) that has left 28 dead – and more missing – across the centre of the Philippines. Ps Rolly Vasey (Field Coordinator – Cebu) told us that while those who have been affected […]

PHILIPPINES – Christmas Outreach and Relief Operations

Children Christmas Party

With Christmas fast approaching, our co-workers in the Philippines are busy preparing for celebrations and outreach events, as well as for relief operations that are sadly required all too often in this part of the world that is prone to natural disasters. By sourcing gifts and relief items from local suppliers, instead of sending them […]

PHILIPPINES – State of Calamity in Oriental Mindoro

Typhoon Usman flooding

Pastor Danny Macuha reports that a ‘State of Calamity’ has been declared, following Tropical Depression Usman, in the areas of Naujan, Baco, Calapan City, Socorro, Pinamalayan, Pola, Bongabong, and Bansud in Oriental (East) Mindoro, The Philippines. Most of the photos below were sent to him by pastors and friends in the region. Danny writes: “Please […]