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Typhoon Haiyan: How to Help

Nearly 10,000 people are feared dead and at least 660,000 people have been displaced following last week's Typhoon Haiyan. The UN says more than 9.8 million people nationwide were affected by the powerful storm, and at least 23,000 houses have been damaged or destroyed. Aid crews are struggling to reach survivors and the following relief organizations are providing immediate assistance:

Philippine Red Cross: With the help of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Philippine Red Cross has sent first responders to the hardest hit areas. Donate now to the Typhoon Yolanda campaign.

Ways to Donate: http://t.co/iX6syi8ij7 http://t.co/v0TF9MMfka

- Philippine Red Cross (@philredcross) November 11, 2013

UNICEF: UNICEF says up to 4 million children could be affected by Haiyan and therapeutic food for children, health kits, water and hygiene kits have been mobilized within the country. Donate now to UNICEF.

Food, health kits, #water & hygiene kits to support 3,000 families in areas hit by #Haiyan already mobilized. http://t.co/4eEKNnth8f - UNICEF (@UNICEF) November 11, 2013

Save the Children: Save the Children has launched the Philippines Annual Monsoon and Typhoon Children in Emergency Fund to help children and their families in the wake of Haiyan.

Text DONATE to 20222 to donate $10 to support our work to help kids affected by Typhoon #Haiyan/ #Yolanda. Standard rates apply. Pls RT - Save the Children (@SavetheChildren) November 10, 2013

CARE: CARE's emergency response team is deploying to assess the urgent shelter, food and safe water needs. Support CARE here.

Please hurry! Donate now to the millions who have no shelter, food, water or medical care after Typhoon #Haiyan: http://t.co/G6hADTBAop

- CAREUSA (care.org) (@CARE) November 11, 2013

World Food Programme: The United Nations World Food Programme is ramping up its operation in the Philippines, delivering food and water to those in need. Support WFP here.

Greatest needs of Filipinos affected by Typhoon #Haiyan are: FOOD and water. You can help them now: http://t.co/h5lL88tIOc

- World Food Programme (@WFP) November 11, 2013

Oxfam America: Oxfam's emergency team is on the ground delivering water and sanitation materials to those affected by the typhoon. Support Oxfam here.

Our humanitarian aid team in the Philippines are reporting urgent needs of food, clean water, medicine and shelter. http://t.co/x2cu38zNti - Oxfam America (@OxfamAmerica) November 10, 2013

Medecins Sans Frontieres, Doctors Without Borders: MSF is sending 200 tons of medical and relief supplies which will arrive in the Philippines within the next three days. Support MSF here.

MSF strengthens team in Cebu and sends two cargo planes of medical and relief items in response to #TyphoonHaiyan http://t.co/MNPXViqVPc - Doctors w/o Borders (@MSF_USA) November 10, 2013

International Medical Corps: The International Medical Corps has a team on the ground delivering life-saving medical supplies. Support IMC here.

Easy way to help typhoon survivors: Text "MED" to 80888 from US cell to give $10 to @IMC_Worldwide #Haiyan Emergency Response efforts

- Intl Medical Corps (@IMC_Worldwide) November 10, 2013

International Rescue Committee: The International Rescue Committee has a team on the ground in the Philippines mobilizing a humanitarian response. Support the International Rescue Committee here.

The IRC responds to devastating Typhoon #Haiyan. Learn more & donate: http://t.co/AB3hDEcKJ5

— Intl Rescue Comm IRC (@theIRC) November 11, 2013

World Vision: World Vision has mobilized nearly 500 staff in the Philippines to launch its largest relief effort in the country's history, delivering food, clean water, hygiene kits and emergency shelter. Support World Vision here.

U.S. followers: $184 can give a family emergency shelter in the Philippines. Help tonight: http://t.co/loVUWrJMfu

— World Vision (@WorldVision) November 12, 2013

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