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Disaster Response programs: 2011-present


  • Typhoon Haiyan hits the Philippines
    On Nov 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, leaving behind widespread devastation. The Philippine government has reported that more than 9.6 million Filipinos have been affected in 41 provinces. Learn about our recovery efforts following the typhoon and how you can help.

  • Flooding in Colorado/Western United States
    Colorado and other western states are dealing with historic flooding that has led to significant damage, ongoing evacuation orders, and continued search and rescue efforts to look for survivors. FEMA is reporting 1,882 homes destroyed and 17,494 homes damaged. Get details about our response to the historic flooding in Colorado and other western United States and ways you can help.


  • Superstorm Sandy hits the U.S. East Coast
    On Oct. 29, 2012, heavy rains and winds caused massive flooding and damage along the U.S. East Coast. Learn about our Superstorm Sandy recovery and rebuilding efforts and how you can help.
  • Hurricane Isaac impacts the U.S. Gulf Coast
    Heavy rains and high winds from Hurricane Isaac caused severe flooding along the U.S. Gulf Coast region, the Dominican Republic and affected families still recovering from the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. You can support the recovery efforts by donating online to provide our impacted affiliates with the funds needed to rebuild their communities. 
  • Wildfires in the Western United States
    Wildfires devastated nearly 7 million acres across the United States in 2012 alone. Local Habitat for Humanity affiliates are working with their communities to help. Learn how you can help families affected by these wildfires.
  • Tornadoes in the Midwest and Southeastern United States
    More than 77 tornadoes hit 14 Midwestern and Southeastern states and damaged more than 2,000 homes. Local Habitat affiliates in southern Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio are assisting with long-term recovery efforts. Donate online and support our recovery efforts in these communities.


  • Monsoons, tropical storms, flooding and mudslides in El Salvador, Guatemala, Cambodia, India, Thailand and the Philippines
    Typhoons and monsoon rains in the Pacific region and tropical storms in Central America have caused widespread flooding and mudslides. Tens of thousands of families have been forced from their homes and are in desperate need of shelter. Habitat is responding in many affected areas through emergency shelters, shelter repair kits, hygiene kits, WASH education and the repair, rehabilitation and reconstruction of homes. Please make a donation to the Disaster Response fund to support long-term recovery in these communities and disasters like it. 
  • Tornadoes and flooding in the central United States
    In April and May 2011, the central United States was hit by tornadoes across the south and Midwest, a tornado in Joplin, Mo., and heavy rains and flooding along the Mississippi River. Hundreds of people were killed, neighborhoods were flooded and entire communities were destroyed. Learn more about the tornadoes and flooding in the central U.S. and how you can help.


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