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$10,000 for Nepal Response

We would like to extend a huge thank you to GlobalGiving for awarding IDV a grant of $10,000 to support our response to the Nepal earthquake. Read more »

A Rescue Boat for Helen Thompson

IDV recently worked with it’s amazing partner in Manila, Buklod Tao, to build a flood Rescue Boat in memory of Helen Thompson. Read more »

Nepal Earthquake Response

Nepal EarthquakeWe have launched our response to the Nepal earthquake and are appealing for donations. Read more »

Nepal Earthquake Updates

Since yesterday morning our thoughts have been with Nepal which was struck by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Read more »

Andy Chaggar's Search and Work Continues after The Gift


IDV’s CEO Andy Chaggar was recently featured in episode three of The Gift on BBC1.   Read more »

IDV's Andy Chaggar featured in The Gift

IDV’s CEO Andy Chaggar was recently featured in episode three of The Gift on BBC1. Andy’s episode aired at 9pm on Tuesday 24 February, 2015. Read more »

Our Future in Tacloban

Since our arrival in November 2013, our volunteers have helped just shy of 8,000 Haiyan survivors get on the road to recovery in Tacloban. Read more »

Maricel's Story

Before Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan), Maricel lived in a wooden house with her husband, Stephan, and her three kids – Princess, Shane and Angel. Maricel was a teacher at the San Agustin school and Stephan, worked as a farmer until he saved up enough to buy a motorbike and begin working as a driver. The family wasn’t rich, but they got by. Then Yolanda struck. Read more »

Getting Shane Back to School

Five year old Shane lives in Tacloban. While typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath was hard on all of Tacloban’s residents, it’s was particularly hard on Shane and his family because Shane is autistic. Read more »

Deployment Extended

We’re delighted to announce that we will be accepting volunteers in Tacloban until at least the end of September. Read more »