Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of the Philippines in the aftermath of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.
It’s impossible to fully comprehend the magnitude of their loss. Our hearts break as we hear the mounting death toll, and we’re especially mindful of all the families who have lost loved ones.
So many have lost everything, and we pray for strength for the survivors and healing for the injured–and will continue to do so as the country begins the long journey to recovery.
You can visit the following organizations or charities for more information on how to assist those impacted and the efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan:
The American Red Cross provides care and personnel to those in need with a mission of preventing and relieving suffering.
The Philippine Red Cross specifically focuses on flood services, disaster management services, safety services, community health and nursing services, social services and volunteer services in the Philippines.
Mercy Corps is deploying emergency responders and will be working with partners to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of survivors.
World Vision is mobilizing nearly 500 staff to assist in the relief effort with food, clean water, hygiene kits, emergency shelter and more.
Save The Children supports children and families around the world affected by disaster. They are currently preparing to assist in the Philippines.
Doctors Without Borders works in nearly 70 countries providing medical aid to disaster victims regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.
International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. They are sending teams to assist in the Philippines.
mGive Foundation collects donations from U.S. wireless subscribers. They can text AID to 80108 to give a $10 donation to the organization’s Philippines Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund.