Ely, 70, the Philippines Ely is 70 and lives by himself. He lost his home in Typhoon Haiyan. Ely received 2,000 pesos (US$45) from HelpAge and our local partner.
Typhoon Haiyan, three months on: Aid reaches 50,000 people HelpAge International and partners in the Philippines have helped almost 50,000 people in the three months since Typhoon Haiyan hit on 7 November 2013. As well as providing direct help to older people, we have been raising awareness of the needs of people over 60 who are routinely neglected in emergency responses.