Providing Flood Relief for Families in Philippines



There are currently close to 1 million people evacuated or rescued from flooded neighborhoods and shantytowns in Manila, Philippines. Asia America Initiative a tax-exempt inter-faith humanitarian organization has been doing relief in support of community-based and army civil affairs rescue teams in some of the most hard hit communities in the capitol region. We keep evacuees dry, warm, safe from disease-carrying mosquitoes, and provide clean drinking water, food and hygiene and cooking gear.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

One million persons are evacuated and at risk of disease and hunger due to typhoon floods in Manila, Philippines.

How will this project solve this problem?

Asia America Initiative will provide food, clean water, temporary shelter, warm clothing and blankets, hygiene materials and health care for up to thousands of evacuees.

Potential Long Term Impact

The long term impact of this program will prevent life-threatening diseases and death of children, women and senior citizens from exposure to the cold and wet environment and diseases caused by mosquitoes, bad water and rats. Up to 10,000 persons will be affected.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,650

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,650 .  The original project funding goal was $8,000.

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Albert Santoli

Washington, DC 20036, United States

Where is this project located?

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