Here's how you can help the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan - WNCN: News, Weather

Here's how you can help the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

Posted: Updated:

Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines with a devastating blow, killing thousands and displacing hundreds of thousands in a deadly swath that was one of the worst storms ever.

Multiple organizations are rushing to help. If you want to contribute, here are some organizations to consider:

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is helping to trace families, and you can contact the local American Red Cross chapter.  If you send a check to the American Red Cross, be sure to put "Philippines  Typhoons and Flood" on it. org for local chapter information or redcross.org.ph to donate directly to the Philippine Red Cross.

Philippine Red Cross

You can donate directly to the Red Cross in the Philippines.  The Red Cross there has deployed rescue teams and is rushing aid to areas impacted by the typhoon.

UNICEF

UNICEF is working to help children by providing food, water and medical supplied. Tons of supplies are being sent from Copenhagen.

World Food Programme

The World Food Programme is rushing food and supplies to support those in need.

International Rescue Committee

Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works to provide hope and safety for people who are uprooted and struggling. The IRC arrives within 72 to begin providing aid.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is working to rebuild homes in the damaged area. Habitat is looking to help 30,000 families who need assistance.

Operation USA

Based out of Los Angeles, Operation USA will work to send donations directly to relief and recovery efforts.

Church World Service

CWS is supporting early relief and recovery efforts.

  • NewsMore>>

  • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:20 GMT
    People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
  • Raleigh police investigate fatal shooting in downtown

    Raleigh police investigate fatal shooting in downtown

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:00:14 GMT
    Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street.Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street.
    Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning.
    Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning.
  • NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

    NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:47:32 GMT
    The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)
    Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
    Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.