What happened?

ShelterBox responded in the Philippines after Typhoon Nalgae, known locally as Paeng, affected nearly 6 million people.

The storm hit the Philippines on 28 October 2022, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. The torrential rains triggered flash flooding and landslides, damaging over 63,000 homes.

We worked closely with local partner, IRDT, to provide emergency shelter and essential items to over 1200 families. Aid items included things like shelter kits, solar lights, mosquito nets, blankets and tool kits.

Typhoon Nalgae’s path

Typhoon Nalgae was the 16th tropical storm to affect the Philippines in 2022

It made landfall five times as it moved west-northwest through the country, causing devastation in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

The storm affected nearly the entire country, leaving damaged buildings and destroyed livelihoods in its wake.

How did ShelterBox help?

We supported over 1,200 families with emergency shelter, including items like:


A selection of hardwearing tools and materials as well as rope and nails.

Solar lights

These lights enable families to cook meals and children to finish their homework when it gets dark.

Mosquito nets

Coated with insecticide, our mosquito nets offer an extra layer of protection by killing insects on and around the net.

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