Update: Philippines Earthquake 2012
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Negros Island, the Philippines’ third largest island, generating a local tsunami alert, which has since been withdrawn. World Vision has mobilised assessment teams to check damage and see if relief aid is required.
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World Vision's response
World Vision has mobilised assessment teams to check damage and see if relief aid is required, following a 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the central Philippines yesterday.
World Vision's history in the Phillipines
World Vision has operated in the Philippines since 1957 and has projects and programmes in Cebu and Negros Islands. Aside from long-term development work, World Vision responds to disasters and has trained aid workers who are dispatched when major events strike.
How you can help
Support for the Emergency & Preparedness Fund enables World Vision to prepare for emergencies by pre-stocking and positioning life-saving supplies and ensuring trained staff are available to be on the scene quickly, to respond to emergencies. Find out more about our Emergency & Preparedness Fund or donate now.