Philippines

Plan emergency teams are on the ground helping children and families affected by Typhoon Haiyan - one of the largest storms to ever make landfall.


COUNTRY OVERVIEW: THE PHILIPPINES

Capital: Manila;
Languages: Filipino, English;
Population living in poverty: 26.5%;
Illiteracy among women: 18%;
Babies underweight: 21%;
Births without expert assistance: 80%.

PLAN IN THE PHILIPPINES

Plan emergency teams are on the ground helping children and families affected by Typhoon Haiyan – one of the largest storms to ever make landfall.

Plan has been working in the Philippines since 1961, helping poor children to realise their rights to health care, education, protection and a high quality of life.

We work in 420 communities nationwide. More than 80,000 families benefit from our projects.

 

PLAN’S CORE PROGRAMMES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Our core programmes include:

Learning

Health

Child protection, children and youth engagement

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