The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

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November 10, 2013

Relief efforts underway after Philippine typhoon

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TACLOBAN, Philippines —

  • CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES is accepting donations on its website, emergencies.crs.org, as it begins moving supplies and staff to respond to the typhoon.
  • WORLD VISION said it is putting together resources to assist 1.2 million people, including food, hygiene kits, emergency shelter and protection. It asked for one-time donations to be made at worldvision.org.
  • The AMERICAN JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE has begun collecting donations for relief efforts. To contribute, go to www.jdc.org or call 212-687-6200.
  • MERCY CORPS said it has launched emergency response efforts to assist 1.2 million people, including food, hygiene kits, emergency shelter and protection. To contribute, go to www.mercycorps.org or call (800) 292-3355.
  • AMERICARES is preparing to deploy an emergency response team to the Philippines. To donate, go to americares.org or call (800) 486-4357.

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