On 4 December 2012, Typhoon Bopha (local name: Pablo) made landfall in Davao Oriental, located on the eastern coast of Mindanao Island, Philippines. Its passage across the country took five days and with multiple landfalls, it left extensive damage and devastation in its wake. Three months later, with over 6 million people affected by the disaster, there are close to one million who are still living in damaged homes and makeshift shelters.

Download: Typhoon Bopha – communicating to save lives

Publication date: 06/12/2016

Document status: Final


Document data

National Societies
Asia Pacific, Philippine Red Cross Society
Asia Pacific, Philippines
Communications, Community engagement, Hurricane/Cyclone
Document type
Case study