Read highlights of Catholic Relief Services’ plans for assisting.
This news release from the Mormon Newsroom outlines aid being provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jamie Aten, founder and co-director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College in Illinois, offers these suggestions to congregations and faith groups wanting to help. The essay is posted by Christianity Today.
Read an account, posted by Christianity Today, of the typhoon’s aftermath as described by a World Vision aid worker.
Read a Nov. 11, 2013, article in the Australia-based online publication The Age about a former Catholic priest who is among the typhoon’s victims. Kevin Lee, who married a Filipino woman, drowned just weeks after becoming a father.
See the CIA’s World Factbook entry on the Philippines for extensive background and data on the nation, including its religious makeup (in the People and Society section).
This Nov. 10, 2013, post from Time Magazine lists and provides links to organizations involved in the typhoon emergency response.
Read a Nov. 11, 2013, Reuters story about how the typhoon is prompting calls for action on climate change.