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Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Why We Should Turn To Technology When Disaster Strikes

Gisli Olafsson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Gisli Olafsson

As Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in early November 2013, the world was kept in the loop with near-instantaneous updates via live tweets, images and videos from the region. But in order to provide disaster relief of any kind -- water, food, medicine -- we need to have access to reliable information about the situation in affected regions so we can actively provide support to those who are most in need.

Philippine Heroes Of The Night

Dr. Laura Stachel | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laura Stachel

It was before dawn at the birth center in coastal Leyte when the storm began. Three women were in labor where midwife Gina practices along with her daughter-in-law and her niece. As Typhoon Haiyan came closer, they could hear the wind howling.

The Amazing Story Of An American Medical Team In The Philippines

Civil Beat | James Ireland | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

Two days after super Typhoon Haiyan flattened the Central Philippine Islands of Visayas, the Mammoth Medical Mission team from California landed in Ma...