Super Typhoon Haiyan: How You Can Help Emergency Response in Philippines
Callie Spaide - TakePart
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November 11, 2013
Major emergency response in Philippines following typhoon Haiyan (ITN)
With winds reported at over 145 mph, Typhoon Haiyan has left a trail of devastation across central Philippines. While the extent of damage is still unknown, the death toll is estimated at 10,000 and another 4.3 million people have been affected by the storm.
Organizations are quickly mobilizing to help survivors. Here are a few ways you can support their emergency response:
Donate to support the International Rescue Committee’s emergency response in the Philippines.
Mercy Corps is working with partners on the ground to get emergency supplies and care to survivors. Give today to help their work on the ground.
CARE is delivering food, water, shelter, and other essentials to survivors. Help them reach more survivors with crucial supplies.
The Red Cross has activated its family tracing services, helping families and friends reunite. You can support this work here.
International Medical Corps has been first responder to numerous natural disasters in Southeast Asia, including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Support its emergency response teams in the Philippines here.
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