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BLUE ASH, Ohio -- Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aide organization, in Blue Ash is preparing to send shipments in response to the deadly typhoon that hit the Philippines on Friday.
Super Typhoon Haiyan, a category-5 storm, has killed an estimated 10,000 people. An undetermined amount of people are still missing after the storm barreled through six islands in the Philippines.
In the wake of this devastation, Matthew 25: Ministries is working with partners in the Philippines to get aid to those who need it as soon as possible. They are accepting donations to send, such as non-perishable food items, personal care products, paper products, cleaning supplies and first-aid items.
“This is a disaster of major proportions,” said Tim Mettey, CEO and Disaster Relief Coordinator of Matthew 25: Ministries.
“The damage and loss of life is comparable to the Southeast Asian Tsunami in 2004. This will be a long-term relief effort for us. We are working with several partners in the Philippines to get critical aid to the victims as quickly as possible,” Metty said.
Matthew 25: Ministries accepts donations online and in-person. Visit their website: Matthew 25: Ministries or call 513-793-6256. They are located at 11060 Kenwood Road.
Check other disaster relief organizations that are responding to the devastation in the Philippines and find out how you can help:
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