Foreign aid, goods pour in for ‘Odette’-hit Philippines

 Canada, Hungary, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand have pledged to provide over PHP187.9 million to assist provinces hit hard by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette.

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On top of this, several countries like China, the United States, Japan, Israel, and Australia allocated in-kind goods for immediate deployment to the affected families.

Caritas gives hope to typhoon victims

World leaders also sent their condolences to the bereaved families of those who perished in the aftermath of the super typhoon.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Ottawa is providing financial assistance through the Red Cross, which should help address the urgent need for water and sanitation on the ground.

“My heart goes out to the people of the Philippines, whose lives have been forever changed by last week’s super typhoon. Canadians are sending our deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones – and we’ll keep everyone affected in our thoughts during this challenging time,” he said in a statement on Tuesday. Read More

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