Read a Los Angeles Daily News article about California communities with large Filipino-American populations and how they’re responding to the typhoon.
The Humanitarian Disaster Institute is an interdisciplinary research center based at Wheaton College in Illinois. The institute examines the humanitarian needs of underserved and vulnerable communities throughout the nation and world. Jamie Aten, whose research focuses on the psychology of religion and disasters, is founder and co-director.
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.
Omid Safi raises ethical and faith-based points to consider in this Nov. 11, 2013, post on his Religion News Service blog, “What Would Muhammad Do?”
The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma provides resources to help ensure “informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.” The center is a project of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
This Nov. 10, 2013, post from Time Magazine lists and provides links to organizations involved in the typhoon emergency response.
Who Does What Where, also known as 3W, is a directory of organizations, agencies and others that provide emergency humanitarian response. The United Nations’ emergency response coordination office maintains the list, which is searchable by country and type of organization.