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Post-typhoon Yolanda disaster relief

Children_affected_by_Typhoon_Yolanda_receive_Christmas_gifts_thumbnail___.jpg On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Yolanda struck, causing catastrophic destruction in the Visayas. Typhoon Yolanda, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record, particularly affected Samar and Leyte, where most residents lost some family members or relatives. In Tacloban alone, ninety percent of the structures were either destroyed or damaged, with the death toll in the thousands. TFI members from across the Philippines, as well as Thailand and Indonesia, joined in the relief efforts to bring needed goods, comfort, and encouragement to survivors.