How to Help the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

The following relief organizations are accepting donations to support disaster recovery efforts for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan:

  • The United Nations World Food Programme: The WFP has set up an online donation page that will help rush food and resources to the regions affected.
  • The Philippine Red Cross: Donations will help mobilize teams on the ground with rescue and relief efforts.
  • UNICEF: Donations will help children gain access to medical supplies and clean drinking water. “Safe drinking water can be impossible to find after such a massive natural disaster. And without it, a child will drink whatever water she can find, no matter how dirty or diseased. That drink can quickly lead to diarrhea, disease and death,” UNICEF president Caryl M. Stern said.
  • World Vision: World Vision is working to get food and resources to those in evacuation shelters.
  • Catholic Relief Services: CRS is helping with the storm’s aftermath by getting supplies and staff into the area.
  • Salvation Army: Donate online for the Salvation Army’s relief efforts, or text TYPHOON to 80888 to immediately donate $10.
  • Save the Children: Donations will help children and families in the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam. Ten percent of every donation will go toward preparing for any future disasters in the area.
  • Habitat for Humanity: Donations will help create shelter-repair kits for families rebuilding their homes.
  • GlobalMedic: The Canadian organization is working to get clean water to victims.


List courtesy of Mashable.

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