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Aid groups respond to Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

Reuters

Members of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working internationally, are responding to the devastation caused in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded. A list of reputable and experienced organizations responding to the crisis so far is available at www.InterAction.org.

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Arkansans reaching out to help with Philippines typhoon aftermath

KATV7 - ABC

The Philippines country director for Heifer International, headquartered in Little Rock, told Channel 7 News they have accounted for all of their staff members in the Philippines, but are still waiting to hear from project families. "We've already planned for the three to six month rehabilitation and providing immediate relief of food, shelter, repair materials, and water," Hercules Paradiang said.

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BBB Warns: Top Five Mistakes to Avoid in Donating to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Monroe Patch

As the public’s attention and hearts are focused on the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to take steps to avoid being taken by questionable solicitors or wasting their money on poorly managed relief efforts.

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Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Charlotte WCNC.com

In the wake of "Super Typhoon" Haiyan slamming into the Philippines, many relief organizations across the world are donating their time and resources to help those affected.

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For 20th Straight Year, Arcadia Addresses Hunger with Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner, Nov. 18

The Bulletin - Arcadia University

For the 20th straight year, Arcadia University is hosting the Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner, an event that addresses hunger and homelessness both locally and internationally. Since its inception, the event has generated more than $100,000.

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Typhoon Haiyan Effect on Heifer International

ArkansasMatters.com

Heifer has successfully contacted all of their central Philippines staff in the wake of super typhoon Haiyan, and they are all OK, however it is becoming clearer that their project areas were devastated by the force of the storm. Heifer now knows that virtually all of their farming families in the direct line of the typhoon—about 4,000 people—will need immediate assistance.

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Assemblage Ornaments and a Bit of Charity

Altered Bits Blog

The other day we received a heifer international catalog. pretty much every year we buy something in the names of some of our family members during the holidays — those people who have everything and appreciate the gesture of giving to others less fortunate.

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CGI Members Respond to Typhoon Haiyan; Ways to Support

Clinton Foundation

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest recorded storms in history, touched ground on Friday, devastating entire towns in the island nation, including the cities of Basey and Tacloban, where thousands are missing and officials say the death toll could reach 10,000. According to the UN, more than 600,000 displaced residents across the country are in desperate need of food, water, and medicine. - See more at: http://www.clintonfoundation.org/blog/2013/11/11/typhoon-haiyan-relief#sthash.EC5f6byK.dpuf

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5 Practical Ways to Help Kids Be Generous this Holiday Season

Elevensies - Life With a Boy Who Never Misses a Meal

Over the holidays, we become more aware of some of the material needs around us that often go unmet during other times of the year. In part, the weather turning cold makes us think about people experiencing homelessness or those too poor to afford heating or winter coats. In part, the gifting culture of the holidays makes us think of people who, for various reasons, won’t receive physical gifts.

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Heifer International CEO to discuss development initiatives, collaborations

The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

In his seminar lecture from 7-8p.m., Pierre Ferrari, CEO of philanthropic and international development organization Heifer International, will discuss Heifer’s initiatives and the collaborations that allow the organization to continue its fight against global hunger and poverty.

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