Category Archives: Emergency Supplies

Sending Emergency Supplies to The Philippines

balikbayan emergency suppliesMillions of Filipinos send millions of Balikbayan boxes home every year. But they rarely include any emergency supplies to help their kabayan in the next inevitable disaster. The boxes are loaded with cosmetics, perfume, toys and electronics gizmos, but hardly anything to help survive the next Philippine disaster. Whether it’s a typhoon, earthquake, volcano, or the next “brown out”, every family needs to be prepared.
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Philippines Prepares for Typhoon Hagupit

Just 13 months after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines, another storm nearly as strong is bearing down on the nation. Typhoon Hagupit, also known as “Ruby”,  is packing sustained winds of up to 143 miles per hour. (143 miles per hour  = 231 kilometers per hour).

While not quite as strong as last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, what makes this storm just as dangerous is it’s unpredictable nature. Forecasts of Hagupit’s path and severity vary widely. Continue reading Philippines Prepares for Typhoon Hagupit