Canada’s Filipino community comes together to aid typhoon victims

Global News

VIDEO: Officials fear as many as 10,000 people may be dead in one Philippine city alone following typhoon Haiyan. Tom Windebank of the Canadian Red Cross talks about the relief efforts in the region and the challenges aid workers face in these conditions.

  • Canadians needing urgent consular help following Typhoon Haiyan can email sos@international.gc.ca or call collect 613-996-8885.
  • Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations here: http://www.redcross.ca/typhoon
  • Shaw Communications has opened Filipino channels TFC and FTV for viewing without subscription, and all long-distance calls to the Philippines will be offered to all customers at no additional cost until further notice.

TORONTO – Canada’s Filipino community is cobbling together resources to send to the Philippines as many people frantically try to contact friends and loved ones missing in what appears to be the country’s deadliest storm yet.

As prayers went out Sunday for survivors of typhoon Haiyan, plans were also being quickly…

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