Typhoon Haiyan Webinar with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the worst disasters to hit the Philippines in decades. This webinar was conducted one month after the Super Typhoon made landfall, killing more than 5,000 and causing billions in damages. Representatives from the Philippines Embassy in Washington, DC, Accenture, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Emergency Response discussed assessments made about the known long-term needs, and the needs that may emerge in the months and years to come.

The Council on Foundations and Center for Disaster Philanthropy hosted this webinar to hear from NGOs working on the ground in the Philippines, funders and philanthropic leaders.

Speakers included:

Maria Andrelita Austria
Deputy Chief of Mission
Embassy of the Philippines, Washington, DC 

Nate Leishman
Emergency Response Manager
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Heidi Strawson
Global Partnerships

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