Help Typhoon Haima Victims
Typhoon Haima has devastated the Philippines. You can ensure emergency teams and supplies reach the most vulnerable.
Your gift will provide:
- essential aid: water, shelter, and basic supplies
- mobility devices, such as wheelchairs, walkers, and artificial limbs
- psychological support to those traumatized by the disaster
- physical therapy and other rehabilitative care to those with injuries and disabilities
Handicap International has worked in the Philippines since 1985. We are co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize for our work to ban landmines, the 1996 Nansen Prize for our work with refugees, and the 2011 Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world’s largest humanitarian prize, for our work in Haiti after the earthquake.
*Any funds raised beyond the needs of our emergency response in Haiti will be used to support other vital programs in the country and around the world.
Handicap International's most prestigious awards include:
2011 Conrad N. Hilton
For our assistance to people with disabilities in situations of poverty, exclusion, conflict and disaster.
1997 Nobel Peace Prize
For campaign success with our partners at the International Campaign to Ban Landmines in creating the 1997 Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty, which bans the deployment, stockpiling, production and sale of anti-personnel mines, and ensures their destruction.
1996 United Nations
Nansen Refugee Award
For our service to refugees as well as our contributions to the elimination of landmines.