Philippines emergency – Typhoon Mangkhut
A deadly Typhoon has just made landfall in the Philippines. This is what we know so far.
Wednesday September 12th
Typhoon Mangkhut became the biggest storm of 2018 with winds reaching 285 kph as it headed straight towards the Philippines.
Thursday September 13th
Save the Children emergency team was deployed. Their job is to get past the expected landslides that will likely isolate children from receiving help once the typhoon hits.
Saturday September 15th
Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in northern Philippines.
Save the Children emergency appeal launched
We need your help to get more teams out to reach the millions of children now in immediate danger of being hurt or killed in the oncoming floods, landslides and collapsing buildings.
Time is critical to save these children’s lives.
In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan left 7,300 people dead or missing in the Philippines. We know time is critical to save the lives of these children.
Millions of children are now in danger. We urgently need your help to deploy more teams to reach children hit by the typhoon with emergency supplies like clean water, food and hygiene kits.