Philippines: What You Help Make Possible

Charlie David Martinez for CRS

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Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of supporters in the United States, Catholic Relief Services can ensure that help reaches those who need it most.

CRS has received $61 million for Typhoon Haiyan relief and reconstruction, including $21 million received from special collections for the Philippines in Catholic dioceses across the United States. This relief and reconstruction effort is expected to take place over a five year period.

Breakdown of CRS Spending in the Philippines


Inception-to-Date Expenses

(as of March 31, 2017)

Emergency Response*   $16,658,244  
Household Relief Supplies   2,193,936  
Shelter   27,871,846  
Water and Sanitation   12,729,729  
Food Security and Livelihoods   7,515,261  
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning   839,062  
Education and Child Protection   170,038  
Supporting Services   6,512,359  
Total Response   $74,490,477  

These are preliminary numbers which have not been audited.

* Emergency Response includes expenditures in a number of sectors from the first days of the response.