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Handicap International prepares as Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit (known locally as Ruby) is set to hit the Philippines this weekend, potentially impacting millions of people. Handicap International’s teams working in the archipelago are preparing to take action to support the most vulnerable populations. There is a serious risk that super typhoon Hagupit, which has been gathering strength in the Pacific ocean since…

A 60-minute "Zumba marathon" packed People's Park in Davao City during the Global Diabetes Walk. Photo: Marvin Oclima / Handicap International

800 Davaoeños walk the talk to fight diabetes

More than 800 residents of Davao City trooped to People’s Park to celebrate World Diabetes Day, November 14, with their version of the Global Diabetes Walk. Among them were persons with diabetes and their families, health service providers, government officials, and fitness advocates.