Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Koppu

The Syrian Cedar tree is decorated with prayer requests in Liverpool
Two art works by Jesuit Filipino artist Fr Jason Dy SJ added poignancy to Liverpool City Centre in the run-up to Christmas. His Sites of Refuge sought to engage the public in topical conversation about displacement, refuge and sanctuary.Fr Dy, who has been studying for his MA in Creative Practice in Liverpool, says he hoped to create sites that evoked disruption as well as meditation.The project was comprised of two installations - both of them interactive: a Tree of Refuge located in Clayton...
Devastation at Nueja Ecija in the Philippines, following Typhoon Koppu. (Raphael Bonaso)
The Jesuit relief and development agency in the Philippines, Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan (SLB) has mounted a relief operation in the region affected by Typhoon Koppu – known locally as Typhoon Lando. Its staff and volunteers are targeting three municipalities in Aurora - Casiguran, Dilasag and Dinalungan – with food and other supplies for communities disrupted over recent days by flooding and power failure. They have succeeded in reaching almost 70% of the 60,000 families affected, despite...