International Aid Pledged to Philippines for Typhoon Aftermath
Latest donations as of November 14, 2013
Aid includes: four-wheeled vehicles, forklift trucks, water purification kits, cutting equipment, shelters, bedding, blankets, solar lanterns, 12 National Health Service staff.
Military: British navy vessels HMS Daring and HMS Illustrious and at least one Boeing C-17 transport plane.
Aid includes: medical personnel.
Military: Australian amphibious landing vessel HMAS Tobruk.
*Released from U.N. Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)
Aid includes: food, shelter materials and household items, health services, safe water supplies and sanitation facilities.
Note: U.N. is seeking $301 million to provide humanitarian assistance to typhoon-hit regions for an initial period of six months.
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
$23 million (grants)
$500 million emergency loan
UNITED STATES (GOVERNMENT)
Aid includes: shelters, water purification kits, hygiene items (about 50 percent), food aid in partnership with the U.N. World Food Program (about 50 percent).
Military: U.S. aircraft carrier USS George Washington and seven other Navy ships carrying 21 helicopters to assess damage and deliver supplies to remote areas.
UNITED STATES (CORPORATE)
*Pledged by U.S. businesses, according to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Aid includes: medical relief team.
Military: up to 1,000 troops, naval vessels and aircraft, in what will be Tokyo's biggest post-World War II military deployment.
Aid includes: funds for the U.N., Red Cross and other NGOs
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Aid includes: disaster relief team.
Aid includes: shelters, food, water, livelihood support and other essential services.
Aid includes: food, medicines and logistical support.
Aid includes: cash, materials such as tents and blankets, and $100,000 donation from the Chinese Red Cross.
Aid includes: two C-130 Hercules cargo planes deployed from Hsinchu Air Force Base to Cebu, carrying 15 tons of relief materials.
Aid includes: medical supplies and personnel.
Aid includes: funds donated by Pope Francis to local churches in affected areas.
Aid includes: $50,000 donation from the Vietnamese Red Cross.
OTHER DONATIONS (no monetary value provided):
Aid includes: shipment of 10 tons of emergency equipment including tents and tarpaulins.
Aid includes: air force C-130 aircraft carrying medicines, hygiene goods, chemicals, tents, blankets, tarpaulins and ready-to-eat meals.
Aid includes: flights carrying military medical team, search and rescue team, food, water purifiers and other emergency relief.
Aid includes: several aircraft carrying relief supplies and three base camps to serve as disaster relief hubs.