FIELD VISIT: USAID’s response to Super Typhoon Rai

Joe Curry, Regional Advisor for the Pacific with USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, meets with families in Dinagat Islands in the Philippines. Photo credit: Jessica Doxtater / USAID
USAID Regional Advisor Joe Curry and his team recently visited Surigao City and Dinagat, where Typhoon Rai first made landfall and USAID is providing shelter and food assistance. Photo credits: USAID
Satellite infrared imagery courtesy: NOAA
The destruction in Dinagat caused by Super Typhoon Rai could be seen along the coastline as well as further inland. Photo credits: Jessica Doxtater / USAID
USAID worked with IOM to distribute tarps, like the one pictured here in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City, after Typhoon Rai made landfall in the Philipppines. Photo credit: Conrad Navidad / IOM
Top: In Dinagat, USAID Regional Advisor Joe Curry saw homes that were flattened by the typhoon and met with families who received our support to rebuild their homes. Bottom: USAID staff and Governor Bag-ao (second from left) visit a model IOM home in Dinagat. Photo credits: Jessica Doxtater / USAID
Left: USAID staff met with partners and other aid organizations at the Siargao Island logistics hub. Right: Logistics personnel pack a WFP truck with emergency supplies to transport to affected areas. Photo credits: (Left) Jessica Doxtater / USAID; (Right) WFP
In Siargao Island, USAID Regional Advisor Joe Curry met with families who received food from WFP with USAID support. Photo credit: Jessica Doxtater / USAID

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