'Food and supplies are on hand at our distribution center in Manila,' says Kary Kingsland, executive vice president of Global Initiatives for Convoy of Hope.
Springfield, Missouri (PRWEB) November 07, 2013
Convoy of Hope’s Global Disaster Response (GDR) Team is readying relief supplies and assessment teams for deployment to the Philippines as Super Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall. Staff in the Philippines have already positioned disaster relief supplies in advance of the storm. Forecasters predict Haiyan to be “among the most powerful storms witnessed anywhere in modern times.”
“Food and supplies are on hand at our distribution center in Manila,” says Kary Kingsland, executive vice president of Global Initiatives for Convoy of Hope. “We are ready to distribute them where needed. The people of the Philippines need our prayers but will also need our help.”
Convoy of Hope staff will closely monitor the impact the typhoon has on the Philippines. According to Kingsland, Convoy of Hope will move swiftly in its response.
“We have contacts and partners on three islands,” he says. “That will help expedite the delivery of relief to survivors.”
Follow Convoy of Hope updates on Super Typhoon Haiyan: http://h.ope.is/1baZghf
About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope, an organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world through disaster response, children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, and partner resourcing. Convoy of Hope has a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years. For more information on Convoy of Hope, please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.