Czech charities step up to help typhoon victims

A number of Czech humanitarian organizations have opened special charity accounts and are preparing to send some of their emergency funds to the Philippines, in order to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan. Adra Czech Republic and the local branch of Charitas are both asking the public to contribute to the special accounts and are ready to sent 100,000 crowns and 250,000 crowns, respectively, from their crisis funds. The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall in recorded history is currently estimated to be at least 10,000 people.

Author: Masha Volynsky