[Updated] Typhoon Rammasun’s Aftermath

At least 51 dead, more than 1 million individuals affected. Tens of thousands lost their homes and livelihood, and without power. New tropical storm Matmo (Henry) is forecast to hit the country on Saturday. We are in consultation with pastors and ministry leaders in affected areas. Please pray as we plan to help and serve our suffering people.

OPEN EYES MISSION

Fishing boats are pictured amid heavy winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun as it hit the town of Imus Fishing boats are pictured amid heavy winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda) as it hit the town of Imus, Cavite southwest of Manila, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

By Pastor Glem Melo

  • 7 areas placed under a state of calamity: the provinces of Bataan, Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur and Cavite, the city of Muntinlupa and Gumaca town in Quezon
  • 40 dead
  • 4 missing
  • More than 1 million individuals or 1,006,360 people were affected
  • Tens of thousands lost their homes and livelihood
  • Hundreds of thousands without power
  • 525,791 persons in evacuation centers
  • New cyclone moving closer to the country

Children take a break inside an evacuation center after strong winds brought by Typhoon Rammasun battered the coastal bay of Baseco compound, metro Manila July 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco Children take a break inside an evacuation center after strong winds brought by Typhoon Rammasun battered the coastal bay of Baseco compound, Metro Manila July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

We are in consultation with pastors and ministry leaders on the field. Please pray as we plan to help and serve our suffering…

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