typhoon haiyan

Arts and Culture
5:48 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Columbia groups raise money for Philippines

Photo of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines taken November 10, 2013 by EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection via Flickr.

Humanitarian organizations are organizing aid in the Philippines after the passage of the Typhoon Haiyan. Here in Columbia, some groups are also doing their part.

The MU Filipino American Student Association raised $1.500 in 48 hours to help survivors of the typhoon. The funds will go to World Vision, an international humanitarian organization helping children in need.

MikkoDane Viudez, the treasurer of the Filipino student association, said the crisis brought solidarity in the community.

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