Agape Rural Program Mobilizes Yolanda Relief and Medical Operations

Dr. Charlie Soler checks Yolanda typhoon victims during one of ARP’s free medical clinics in Tacloban city.

When super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and storm surge hit Leyte and Samar, ARP thru the leadership of its executive director Dr. Editha C. Miguel, was one of the first non-government organizations, who responded quickly to help the victims. In spite of the inaccessibility of transportation going to Tacloban, ARP found its way to be in the area on the 4th day of the aftermath.

Every week since then, professionals from the different parts of the Philippines and teams from different countries networked with ARP and volunteered to help with the Medical Clinics, Relief Distributions (Food, Water, Clothing, kitchen materials, Solar Lamps, Tent, construction materials, school supplies and toys), and Post Trauma / Psychosocial Activities for the Children.

ARP volunteers witnessed what the typhoon left in the lives of the survivors, the dead bodies of love ones, devastated houses, establishments/ business, crops and vehicles. People are in the state of trauma, chaos, hunger and thirst.

ARP Aid Programs
TACLOBAN:

Art-based Psychosocial Intervention
Dental and Medical Clinic
Eye screening
Relief Distribution

BUSUANGA (in partnership with Palawan Medical Society)

Relief Distribution
Dental and Medical Clinic

November 2013 to January 2014

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