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  • Sustainable help one year after Typhoon Haiyan

    30.10.2014 - “We’ve already gone past the relief stage,” says Oscar Garol, Village Director of SOS Children’s Village Tacloban. “Right now, we’re focusing on giving help that goes beyond dole-outs, to giving help that can really make an impact for the people of Tacloban.” More...
  • Boatloads of Help: Fishing Boats Help Philippine Families Revive Lost Livelihoods

    09.04.2014 - Families in communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan are finally getting back on their feet with the gift of new fishing boats provided by SOS Children´s Villages and partners More
  • Delivering fun in the Philippines

    04.12.2013 - Maria’s face lights up as other children shout out “SOS, SOS”. She runs to greet the volunteers from SOS Children’s Villages who have just arrived with relief aid. The children and their parents know that the aid they bring is like no other. More...
  • A Christmas wish from Tacloban

    28.11.2013 - In the Sulvera household, the toys of Christmas past have been washed away in the floods that followed Typhoon Haiyan. In a race against time the SOS Children’s Village team is working to ensure that Christmas brings hope to such families. More...
  • United for Tacloban’s children

    22.11.2013 - Child-friendly spaces are being established for typhoon victims in the Philippines. By helping children to overcome trauma and helping parents rebuild their lives, the whole community benefits. More...
  • Welcome relief for children in Tacloban

    21.11.2013 - In addition to providing much-needed food and water to victims of the recent typhoon, SOS Children’s Village has established the first child-friendly spaces to cater for traumatised children in Tacloban. More...
  • The 101 children of Tacloban

    14.11.2013 - “Mama tied a rope around my waist,” recalls nine year-old Arvin. He is among the 101 brave children from the SOS Children’s Village in Tacloban who were lucky to survive Typhoon Hayian. Reaching out to other children is a challenge that involves you. More...
  • SOS Children's VIllages supporting communities

    Philippines children need food water & shelter NOW!

    11.11.2013 - Like Noah’s ark, is how Emily Torculas described the scene at SOS Children’s Village Calbayog following Typhoon Haiyan. The SOS Children's Villages Emergency Response Team is currently helping children and families across the country in places like Tacloban. Here, residents at the SOS Children’s Village have witnessed massive devastation More...
  • Children's villages provide shelter in Philippines typhoon

    08.11.2013 - More than 30 families have found shelter in the SOS Vocational Training Centre in Calbayog. While the SOS Children’s Villages Calbayog and Tacloban are safe, the SOS Children’s Village Cebu is still in the grip of the typhoon. More...
  • SOS Children's Villages strengthening families through education ©K.Snozzi

    A treasure that can never be stolen

    05.09.2012 - With four km to go, a little Filipino boy hurries along a muddy footpath. He and his impoverished parents know that his inheritance depends on his efforts. His destination is a van bearing the distinctive SOS Children’s Villages logo. Here the boy learns a skill that begins with ABC. More...