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Salvation Army in the Philippines
Assists Forgotten Communities
SALVATION ARMY teams in The Philippines are providing assistance to the thousands of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Typhoon Yolanda). More than 10,000 people are thought to have lost their lives in the disaster, with hundreds of thousands left without homes, power or clean water.
Our first focus? The communities that were hit by Typhoon Haiyan but have not received the same media coverage as the devastated city of Tacloban and Leyte Island.
Seven tons of food – rice and canned goods – have already been prepared for distribution in 18-kilogram packages. Transportation is a huge challenge but The Salvation Army is in a priority queue for government approval for its goods to be transported to the region in and around the city of Tacloban.
How you can help:
Donate online here:
Call 1-800-SALARMY to give by phone
Text TYPHOON to 80888 to donate $10 and reply YES to confirm your donation.*
Even the smallest gift can make a great impact for those struggling to survive.