Since Typhoon Pablo slammed into the southern Philippines on 4 December 2012, killing more than 1,000 people and displacing hundreds of thousands more, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has responded with relief supplies and volunteer service.
Mormon Helping Hands volunteers clear away trees and debris after Typhoon Pablo
When a disaster strikes, Latter-day Saints work with local government officials to determine what supplies and food are needed. Materials are then purchased or assembled locally or shipped from bishops’ storehouses. After urgent needs are met, the Church looks for additional ways to aid in long-term efforts. All of these efforts are made possible by the generous donations of Latter-day Saints and many other charitable individuals and organizations.
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