Extend a helping hand to victims of typhoon Haiyan

Please help the Philippines (Photo grabbed from CNN.com)

I’m sure that you’ve seen my home country all over the news lately. Parts of the Philippines, including my family’s hometown: Coron, Palawan (the town which was last hit by the typhoon), have been devastated by super typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) and is in desperate need of help.

Homes and means of livelihood destroyed (Photo grabbed from CNN.com)

Homes destroyed. Lives taken. Infrastructure destroyed. No access to clean water, food and medicine.

Roads destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines (Photo grabbed from CNN.com)

This is why I am asking for you, wherever you are in the world, to extend a helping hand to my country, countrymen, and even tourists, who were affected by typhoon Haiyan. You may share your blessings via these organizations:

Please help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

You may also read details on more organizations active in the relief operations in the New York Times article here.

Please help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines (Photo from CNN.com)

Thank you for whatever help you can give. Your prayers, at the very least, would be appreciated.

Delirious about delicious,


P.S. I thank God that my relatives in Coron, Palawan are safe, but then many of our farm’s tenants’ homes were literally blown away and flattened by the winds. The entire town is in dire need of clean water, food and gasoline as supplies are almost depleted.

P.P.S. For those who want to be regularly updated, you may check the coverage of Rappler.com here

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  1. says

    Didi, I shall be sharing this tomorrow morning coz I think most of my readers will not notice it now. My prayers and good wishes for ebveryone who has been affected. Am sure things will become okay ASAP:)