How the Jersey Shore can help the Philippines in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

     Typhoon Haiyan approaches the islands of the central Philippines on November 7. (Image: NOAA)

    Typhoon Haiyan approaches the islands of the central Philippines on November 7. (Image: NOAA)

    After Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever to make landfall in recorded history, the news coming out of the islands of the central Philippines is grim. 

    The storm caused 10,000 fatalities in the central Philippine province of Leyte, according to various published reports. The Guardian is covering the aftermath in real-time

    “The devastation is, I don’t have the words for it,” Phillippine Interior Secretary Mar Roxas told the Associated Press. “It’s really horrific. It’s a great human tragedy.”

    The following organization are mobilizing to assist in the recovery effort. Click each link to learn more. 

    Salvation Army

    World Food Programme

    UNICEF

    Red Cross

    AmeriCares

    World Vision

    ShelterBox

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