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Overwhelming Church of Ireland Response to Bishops’ Appeal Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Appeal

Bishops' Appeal Committee

Added on 18/12/2013

The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal would like to thank all parishes and individuals who have contributed to the Philippines emergency relief fund. Nearly €120,000 and nearly £40,000 has been received by Bishops’ Appeal for the Philippines and these figures are being added to daily. The money is being released to Christian Aid and Tearfund partners on the ground in different parts of the Islands and the feedback has detailed the shock and devastation of the people who, amidst their suffering, are full of gratitude for the international support.

With 13.2 million people affected by the typhoon, 4.4 million people left homeless and further millions attempting to survive despite the loss of livelihoods, it is devastation on a scale likened to that of the Tsunami in 2004. People are using what they can salvage from the vast amounts of debris to build makeshift structures and are moving as close to roads as possible so as to avail of emergency aid. Money donated is being used to provide basic food, water, water purification tablets, tarpaulin, soap, hygiene kits and medical supplies.

Bishops’ Appeal again extends sincere thanks to all who have contributed and who continue to contribute.

Donations can still be made by sending a cheque to: Bishops’ Appeal, Church of Ireland House, Church Avenue, Dublin 6 or by contacting Lydia Monds for lodgement details: T. 00 353 1 4125610.

Church of Ireland

Further information may be obtained from:

Lydia Monds
Bishops’ Appeal Education Advisor
Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal 
Church of Ireland House
Church Avenue
Dublin 6

Tel: +353 (0)1 412 5610
Email: bishopsappeal@ireland.anglican.org 
Website: www.bishopsappeal.ireland.anglican.org