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The United Church of Canada is Responding
United Church staff will endeavour to be in touch with Filipino partners and closely monitor the situation as damage reports are released. At this time, however, anticipating the typhoon damage to be extensive, we are welcoming donations from United Church members across Canada for “Typhoon Haiyan Relief.” We are also calling for prayers. As early as possible next week we will update information on the situation in the Philippines on the General Council Office website.
What You Can Do
- Pray for the millions of Filipinos facing the loss of their loved ones, homes, and livelihoods.
- Pray for the members of the Philippines ACT Forum who are working tirelessly to assess damage on the ground and organize an emergency response.
- Pray for United Church partners in the Philippines, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines and United Church of Christ in the Philippines, as they also work diligently to attend to the needs of Filipinos affected by the disaster.
- Pray for the Government of the Philippines which is working with civil society organizations to address this latest catastrophe in their country.
Read more from the United Church of Canada website.
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You can show your care for those in desperate need in the wake of the extreme devastation of typhoon Haiyan. A gift from you will help provide life sustaining food and vitally necessary health care. In addition, your gift will trigger a matching contribution by the Canadian government.