November 15, 2013
AirAsia and UNICEF airlift supplies to Tacloban to support families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan
With the generous support of AirAsia, UNICEF airlifted essential supplies to Tacloban today to support children and families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Fifteen metric tons of free cargo space - donated by AirAsia - containing 3,000 hygiene kits are being delivered to Tacloban over three days in three AirAsia flights. 100 hygiene kits were initially airlifted today. Each hygiene kit includes enough supplies for a family of six. In total, these kits will benefit 18,000 people in dire need of such provisions.
November 14, 2013
Major League Baseball will donate $200,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts in the Philippines, which was just struck by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record. Additionally, MLB will encourage baseball fans to support UNICEF and the Red Cross via public service announcements, programming mentions and editorial coverage on MLB Network and MLB.com.
November 13, 2013
Outerwall Inc. is supporting the Super Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts of U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Americans can donate their spare change at Coinstar® donation-enabled kiosks across the United States and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will receive funds within 48 hours. As many as four million children are believed to be affected by the emergency, according to the latest estimates from UNICEF. UNICEF is airlifting lifesaving emergency items, including essential medicines, nutrition, safe water, hygiene supplies, shelter and more.
November 13, 2013
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced its $1 million pledge in support for recovery efforts in the Philippines following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The pledge is a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term needs.
November 12, 2013
UNICEF is urgently appealing for $34 million to aid the more than four million children of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the archipelago four days ago.