Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) left a devastating mark in the Philippines. It has been estimated that 9.5 million people have been affected and around 600,000 have been displaced. It is also feared that deaths might reach 10,000. Aside from the government, countries all over the world are extending their very best to help in the relief efforts and in the restoration of life and living in the devastated areas of the country. So wait no more and don’t hesitate to extend your helping hand. Here are ways on how you can help:
Donations can be coursed through:
1000 Bearhugs – Join their toy drive campaign and bring huggable toys to the children via this link: http://www.1000bearhugs.org/
Ayala Foundation, Inc. – Online donations accepted at Feed the Hungry website.
Citizen’s Disaster Response Center – Appeal for donations and volunteers at 72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes, Quezon City. Call 929-9820 for inquiries.
Department of Health – You can donate, volunteer or extend any form of assistance. Please call the DOH Health Emergency Management Staff in the Central Office through the following numbers:
Hotline: 711-1001, 711-1002
Trunkline: 743-83-01 local 2206, 101
MobileHotline: (0920) 949- 8419
DSWD – NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (at the back of CAAP). Cash deposits accepted through DSWD Bank Account at Landbank of the Philippines No. 3122-1011-84 (current). Volunteers also needed for repacking of relief goods. Interested volunteers may call 9318101.
Gawad Kalinga’s Operation Walang Iwanan: Typhoon Yolanda – Donate cash or in kind or be a volunteer. For more information, visit this link: http://gk1world.com/typhoon-yolanda
LBC Express – All their branches are open for donations until November 30. Click here to know more.
mGive Foundation – Be a part of their response and recovery efforts. Click this link now.
Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development – They are accepting donations and seeking for volunteers. For more information, visit this link.
Philippine Red Cross – Donate online through: http://ushare.redcross.org.ph/
Ronald McDonald House of Charities Philippines – Accepts donations in cash or in kind. Visit their website for more information.
UNICEF – Send help to the children through their website.
Unionbank’s Ushare – Partnered with Aboitiz, Philippine Red Cross, De La Salle University, Caritas Manila and American Chamber Foundation, this portal is dedicated for donations to Typhoon Yolanda victims. Visit the site now at http://ushare.unionbankph.com/
World Food Programme – Join their fight against hunger. Donate now.
World Vision – Donate online through their site.
Also, here are other useful sites and links related to Typhoon Yolanda: