Crisis In The Philippines : How To Help
Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Photo: The American National Red Cross, 2013.
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We join Chancellor Block’s call for the campus community to contribute to relief efforts in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan has devastated the country. One of the most destructive storms in recorded history, it has left thousands dead and many thousands without shelter, food, access to clean water or the means to leave shattered villages and towns.
Many of our students, faculty and staff have family and friends who have been impacted by this devastating storm.
Please consider joining us in donating to one of the many organizations working to provide relief. Among those that have published pages with suggestions on how to help are:
- The United Nations Foundation suggests these ways to help.
- Secretary of State John Kerry suggests donating via text.
- The New York Times has compiled this list of aid organizations.
Our hearts are with the people of the Philippines at this moment. Please consider doing all you can to help them during the crisis.
Sincerely yours,Cindy Fan, Interim Vice Provost for International Studies
Chris Erickson, Senior Associate Vice Provost for International Studies and Director, International Institute
Kal Raustiala, Associate Vice Provost for International Studies
George Dutton, Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies