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The Philippines after the typhoon: food packages begin to reach people in need

(25.11.2013) Zurich/Manila. Under the direction of NACSEA-Relief, the aid organisation of the New Apostolic Church in South East Asia, structured emergency measures in the Philippines are well underway. Tens of thousands of food packages are now reaching the people affected. After the most serious typhoon of all time, the people in the affected regions are trying to put their lives back together again. Help of every kind is needed. more ...

Interim report from the Philippines: Help begins to arrive in Leyte

(13.11.2013) Manila. “Like a drop of water on a hot stone, but nevertheless a good start”—that is how District Apostle Urs Hebeisen describes the little piece of good news that Apostle Bual and an employee of the South East Asian aid agency NAC-SEARelief have arrived in Bato, Leyte. Thirty four families have thus already been supplied with urgently needed foodstuffs! District Apostle Hebeisen: “At least these few members have already been given some small measure of comfort. But the help must go further. more ...

After the deadly storm: prayers for the Philippines

(11.11.2013) Zurich/Manila. At wind speeds of over 300 kilometres per hour, super typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippine Islands with a power never before encountered, leaving death and grief, destruction and chaos in its wake. To date, authorities are estimating over 10,000 fatalities, and many people are still missing. Some four million people have been affected by this most serious natural disaster ever. more ...