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Leaders Visit Sahel Region
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made a joint visit to Africa's Sahel region in November.
Together, they worked to draw attention to the economic and security challenges facing the region.
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In the face of disasters like this, it's vital that we work together to show our solidarity and get those affected the help they need. It's time to act quickly to ensure those affected by Typhoon Haiyan quickly receive essential medicine, nutrition and safe water. Add your name today to pledge your support and to stand in solidarity with those whose lives have been devastated in the wake of this disaster.
Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) ravaged the Philippines on November 8, leaving utter devastation in its wake. Weather experts have said the storm was three-and-a-half times as strong as Hurricane Katrina, which cost $108 billion in relief. You can help. Please donate now to help survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in this storm-ridden region.
GreaterGood partner Mercy Corps recently deployed a team to the Philippines to help with the ongoing relief effort in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. This video clip features Mercy Corps' Emergency Response Team Leader Mark Ferdig's departure and his outline of the team's priorities once they get on the ground.