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International Donations to the Philippines for Typhoon Yolanda Victims

The international community were united in aiding the Philippines through cash and in kind donations given to the victims of the world’s worst typhoon that hits different provinces in the Visayas.

Based upon initial reports from various news media organizations, the donations from around the world total up to around Php 1.5 Billion. The generous donations of millions of pesos came from all around the globe to help support the Philippines as the country will try to rebuild after the devastation brought about by Tyhpoon Yolanda.

In behalf of the Filipino people we would like to thanks the following international donors:

  • Sweden: 20 Million Kronor          =          Php 131 Million
  • Denmark: 10 Million Kroner        =          Php 77 Million
  • Norway: 20 Million Kroner          =          Php 140 Million
  • UAE: 36 Million Dirham               =          Php 423 Million
  • UK: 6 Million Pounds                   =          Php 415 Million
  • Canada:                                    =          Php 206 Million
  • Netherlands: 2 Million Euros        =          Php 115 Million

Other initial lists of international donations given to the Philippines:

  • Elements of Okinawa-based 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade board KC-130 for typhoon-ravaged Philippines.
  • AUSTRALIA – US$10 million package
  • CANADA – C$5 million
  • DENMARK – KR 10 million
  • EUROPEAN UNION – EUR 3 million
  • GERMANY – 23 tons of relief goods
  • ISRAEL- team of medical, trauma and relief professionals
  • JAPAN – emergency relief medical team
  • NEW ZEALAND – NZ $2.15 million
  • NORWAY – KR 20 million
  • SAUDI ARABIA through Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – US$100,000
  • SWEDEN- emergency communications equipment
  • TAIWAN – $200,000
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Dhs 36 million
  • UNITED KINGDOM – £6 million and $9.6 million worth of emergencysupport package
  • UNITED NATIONS Children’s Fund – $1.3 million worth of supplies
  • UNITED STATES – initial $100,000 for water and sanitation; Troops, emergency respondents, transportation and equipment

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About the author: Ed Umbao is a former tuba-gatherer from Bantayan Island. Previously worked as an OFW in Saudi Arabia, now a full-time blogger sans technical ability.

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  • Kareem November 13, 2013, 11:08 am

    he is only one person in saudi arabia . so pls wait for the support from saudi government. because there is a big diff between prince and government .. did u anderstand?

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