Over the past few days Typhoon Bopha (Pablo) has devastated south eastern provinces of the Philippines, with some calling it “Hurricane Sandy Times Two”. The death toll today is approaching 500 people, with thousands more left injured and destitute. Urgent appeals for disaster relief have been issued by charities working on the ground.
The Australian government has also committed to providing $5 million for survival kits and 1,000 tonnes of emergency food aid.
Source: Google Crisis Map for Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) http://google.org/crisismap/2012-pablo
Australians wishing to make tax-deductible donations can do so via the following organisations:
Dec. 07, 2012
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