Airplane flyover of Cyclone

Philippines Typhoon Hagupit RubyPH Dec 2014

Humanity Road activated its response for Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) on Thursday, December 4, 2014, in advance of landfall. From December 4 -10, 2014, Humanity Road’s virtual volunteer team was engaged in an online disaster response for Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby). The typhoon, initially classified as a Category 5 super typhoon on December 3, made landfall on December 6 in Eastern Samar, which is a province of the Philippines located in the eastern portion of the island of Samar. The typhoon swept through the same regions devastated by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) just over one year before in 2013.

10 Dec 6:00am Humanity Road published a special regional report for selected areas of the Philippines that are experiencing extensive impacts from Super Typhoon Ruby.

Also as of 9 Dec 3Pm: NDRRMC Situation Report 12 reports the Public Storm Warning Signal is now lifted. The report indicates 8 deaths and 151 injured. (source)

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