AMDA Emergency Relief for Typhoon Ketsana (Ondoy), Philippines October,02, 2009

In response to the Typhoon Ketsana (Ondoy) that struck the island of Luzon, Philippines on Sept. 26th ‘09, AMDA Headquarters has sent perPhoto_PhilippinesOndoy09_01sonnel to the afflicted site. According to the official announcement, the death toll has topped 240 and more than 450,000 people have been displaced. While about 80% of Manila is under water, the greater area is suffering from electric outage. On Sept. 27th, the government of the Philippines declared a state of emergency around Luzon and twenty-five provinces.

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