Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Shortlist of Nations who Give Aids to Yolanda's Victims in PH

This is actually a repost from Interaksyon.com, a way to give gratitude to our fellow ASEAN community and UN allies who heartily supported the Filipinos especially the victims of bagyong Yolanda(Typhoon Haiyan) through cash donations, tons of relief goods, medical aids, rescue personnel, and communications equipment.

We hope that  these donations / aids will speed up our kababayans  recovery from the recent massive disaster. Let's watch and pray..

AUSTRALIA - US$10 million package
BELGIUM - medical and search and rescue personnel
CANADA - C$5 million
DENMARK - KR 10 million
GERMANY - €500,000 & 23 tons of relief goods
HUNGARY - search and rescue personnel and rapid response team
INDONESIA - in-kind donations
ISRAEL- team of medical, trauma and relief professionals
JAPAN - emergency relief medical team
MALAYSIA - medical and search and rescue teams
THE NETHERLANDS - undisclosed financial aid
NEW ZEALAND - NZ $2.15 million
NORWAY - KR 20 million
RUSSIA - rapid response team
SAUDI ARABIA through Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - US$100,000
SINGAPORE - $50,000
SPAIN - in-kind donations
SWEDEN- emergency communications equipment
TAIWAN - $200,000
TURKEY - medics, rapid response team, search and rescue personnel
UNITED KINGDOM - £6 million and $9.6 million worth of emergency support package
UNITED NATIONS Children's Fund - $1.3 million worth of supplies
UNITED STATES - initial $100,000 for water and sanitation; Troops, emergency respondents, transportation and equipment
VATICAN - $150,000

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations similarly offered support to the Philippine government on Monday, contacting Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.

Asean Secretary-General Le Luong Minh said he ready to facilitate ASEAN cooperation and coordination through the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management.

"The ASEAN stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the Philippines in these difficult times and we are ready to show the ASEAN spirit of a caring community to affected populations in the country,” Minh said in a statement.

Hashtags:  #YolandaPH #Haiyan

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