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 June 30, 2018)

Emergency Response*   $17,097,278  
Household Relief Supplies   $2,193,936  
Shelter   $29,574,846  
Water and Sanitation   $12,729,744  
Food Security and Livelihoods   $7,517,159  
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning   $905,998  
Education and Child Protection   $170,038  
Supporting Services   $6,701,271  
Total Response   $76,890,270  

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.