Providing Flood Relief for Families in Philippines

by Asia America Initiative
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Summary

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.
$1,650
total raised
24
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

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

Solution

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.

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.

Resources

http:/​/​www.asiaamerica.org

Organization Information

Asia America Initiative

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.asiaamerica.org/​
Project Leader:
Albert Santoli
Washington, DC United States

Funded Project!

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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