One year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan—the strongest tropical typhoon on record to make landfall—devastated a huge part of central Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and destroying homes and livelihoods.
One year ago, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as "Yolanda") struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and directly affecting 16 million others. It caused extensive damage to water systems, schools, hospitals, health facilities and other infrastructure.
June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc and the Miami HEAT today announced that its pledge to support relief efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines will exceed $1.5 million, more than a $500,000 increase from its original pledge.
Children International Is Dedicated to Meeting the Needs of Typhoon Haiyan Victims
Kansas City, MO, May 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Typhoon Haiyan caused widespread devastation in early November 2013. It is the deadliest typhoon on record in the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and injuring more than 28,000 others. Haiyan damaged buildings and roads, caused power and water outages, and left many people homeless. Children International was able to act quickly in response to the disaster because of their professional staff of 200 in the Philippines and an established network of dedicated volunteers and partner organizations.
Text by Melissa G. Bagamasbad | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
That buttered chicken with rice meal that you order from your nearest KFC store could help feed families affected by Typhoon Yolanda.
KFC Philippines recently just strengthened its partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) through “Buckets of Love,” a comprehensive campaign with the goal to spread awareness, and generate funds for conflict and disaster-affected areas in the country.
Smart Communications, Sun Cellular, Globe Telecom also in team
SAP AG's mobile services division offered free international short message service to Philippine telecommunications operators in order to help Filipinos get in touch with loved ones based overseas after Typhoon Haiyan hit the country.
The company partnered with Smart Communications, Sun Cellular and Globe Telecom to offer the free text message service from Nov. 11 to Nov. 25, SAP said.
ING U.S. Foundation provides grants to AmeriCares and Habitat for Humanity
December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ING U.S. announced today that the ING U.S. Foundation has donated $125,000 to support relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines. These funds included a $75,000 donation to AmeriCares emergency response program, which has launched a large-scale relief effort in the Philippines, as well as a $50,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity for home rebuilding efforts in the affected region.
November 27, 2013/ 3BL Media/ - On Thanksgiving Day, a UPS “Browntail” aircraft will depart Louisville, KY, loaded with approximately 15,000 pounds of donated vital medical relief supplies, valued at $1.5 million, headed for Cebu, Philippines, to assist the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. The shipment was made possible by the Catholic Diocese of New York and the Harmony for Peace Foundation in Pennsylvania.