The Whole World Loves Us

I am opening this entry with this feel good song. I am actually listening to this over and over while writing. Let us fill our hearts with faith, hope and positivity. Let’s be grateful and thankful for all the other nations that stood by us in this predicament. We owe them a lot.

Over 43 countries and organizations have done tremendous efforts to help us go through the devastation caused by Haiyan and Yolanda. This will forever be written in the hearts of every Filipino. Thank you.

Here are the countries and international groups who sent different kinds of help (financial aid, in kind donations, response team, rescue personnel, medics, deployment ships and aircrafts, supplies, etc.).

  1. Australia
  2. Belgium
  3. Cambodia
  4. Canada
  5. China
  6. Czech Republic
  7. Denmark
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Hungary
  12. India
  13. Indonesia
  14. Ireland
  15. Israel
  16. Italy
  17. Japan
  18. Kuwait
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Malaysia
  21. Mexico
  22. The Netherlands
  23. New Zealand
  24. Norway
  25. Panama
  26. Qatar
  27. Russia
  28. Saudi Arabia
  29. Singapore
  30. Slovakia
  31. Slovenia
  32. Spain
  33. South Korea
  34. Sweden
  35. Switzerland
  36. Taiwan
  37. Thailand
  38. Turkey
  39. United Arab Emirates
  40. United Kingdom
  41. United States of America
  42. Vatican
  43. Vietnam
The US Navy is coming to rescue! The're back in the Philippine Islands after 70years and they bring with them 5000 soldiers (mostly fil-am) all ready to help.

Photo from @kryzzzie: The US Navy is coming to rescue! The’re back in the Philippine Islands after 70years and they bring with them 5000 soldiers (mostly fil-am) all ready to help.

Photo from www.philippinestar.com : The US Army
Photo from http://www.philippinestar.com : The US Corps
A medic from Canada in a relief center outside Roxas, Iloilo
A medic from Canada in a relief center outside Roxas, Iloilo
Ambassador Josef Rychtar and Red Cross Richard Berger Chief during the turn over of the Czech Republic's donation for the Typhoon Yolanda relief operations
Ambassador Josef Rychtar and Red Cross Richard Berger Chief during the turn over of the Czech Republic’s donation for the Typhoon Yolanda relief operations
Australian Official, Navy Warrant Officer Chuck Connors of the Australian Embassy(right), welcomes the civilian AusMAT on their arrival at Mactan-Cebu
Australian Official, Navy Warrant Officer Chuck Connors of the Australian Embassy(right), welcomes the civilian AusMAT on their arrival at Mactan-Cebu

International groups as follows:

  1. Filipino – Malaysian Community
  2. International Committee of the Red Cross
  3. Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)
  4. European Union
  5. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (UNOCHA)
  6. Buednis Aktion Deutschland Hilfe’s CARE, Malteser International and HelpAge
  7. ADRA, Johanniter Unfallhilfe (German)
  8. World Vision And the International Search and Rescue Team (ISAR)
  9. ISAR Germany
  10. UNICEF
  11. OXFAM
  12. Action Medeor
  13. Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
  14. Aeon Co. Ltd.
  15.  International Labour Organization (ILO)
  16. Disasters Emergency Committee, UK (DEC)
  17. Arab Gulf Fund for UN Development (AGFUND)
  18.  Marubeni (Japan)
  19. Al Ain (UAE)
  20. KGL Investment Asia (Kuwait)
  21. Irish Aid

The world loves us indeed. Let us encourage one another to believe and stay strong. Go out and help.

To send help wherever you are, click these links to know more.

To those based here in the Philippines: http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/issues/disasters/43300-reliefph-victims-typhoon-yolanda-help

To those based overseas: http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/balikbayan/43531-yolanda-haiyan-balikbayan-relief-operations

Photos from http://www.rappler.com

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