With thousands living in temporary shelters and a full-scale health crisis threatening, survivors of the recent typhoon in the Philippines are in desperate need of support. The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) is responding by researching various humanitarian relief organizations and providing donors with a list of recommended organizations effectively responding to the crisis:

American Red Cross: The global Red Cross network is responding to emergency needs with food, water, and relief supplies, and the American Red Cross is lending people, expertise and equipment to the efforts.  Learn more.Donate.

Catholic Relief Services, in cooperation with their partners, is working to provide 100,000 families with shelter, essential living supplies, clean water, and sanitation. Learn more. Donate.

Doctors Without Borders is sending doctors, nurses, surgeons, psychologists, and water and sanitation experts to the area to provide critical medical care. Doctors Without Borders is also providing medical supplies, hygiene kits, shelter materials, and water and sanitation equipment.   Learn more. Donate.

Life for Relief and Development is providing emergency food, clean water and medical assistance to families in areas that were severely affected by the typhoon. Learn more. Donate.

MercyCorps is working with their partners on the ground in the Philippines to provide families with food, water, shelter and other basic supplies. Learn more. Donate.

UNICEF: United States Fund is rushing to aid children in the Philippines by providing them with clean water, health kits, shelter, sanitation equipment, and nutrition.  Learn more. Donate.

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