Ways to donate to disaster relief in the Philippines following Typhoon Yolanda / Haiyan
The storm that hit the Philippines over the weekend has devastated parts of the country. Here are some ways you can help.
AmeriCares The relief organization is sending medical aid for 20,000 survivors, including antibiotics, wound care supplies and pain relievers. AmeriCares is also giving funds to local organizations to purchase supplies. Learn more here.
World Vision The organization is providing food, water and hygiene kits at the evacuation centers. World Vision was also still actively responding to last month’s earthquake in Bohol, which luckily was not struck by the eye of the storm. Learn more here.
Operation USA The Los Angeles-based nonprofit is sending much-needed water purification supplies to victims and seeking corporate partners to help with delivery. Donate $10 by texting AID to 50555 or give online. Learn more here.
UNICEF reports an estimated 4 million children were affected by the storm. You can also give via ‘UNICEF Responds‘ by clicking this link. UNICEF will also accept donation via text. Just text RELIEF to 864233 to donate $10.
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