Philippines rebuilds 6 months after Haiyan as typhoon season looms

Exactly six months ago, one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines. In a guest opinion, Plan International’s country director shares her views on lessons learned and how to continue helping the affected communities rebuild their lives.

The views in this opinion piece do not necessarily reflect Devex's editorial views.

About the author

  • Carin van der Hor

    Carin van der Hor is Plan International's country director in the Philippines since November 2011. Previously, she was country representative at the World Population Foundation in Hanoi, general manager of Rotterdam University's PAL-Nepal Project in Kathmandu, and held senior management positions in the governmental and health sectors in her native Netherlands.