Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 18:53
Dutch people donate €36M for Philippines
The Cooperating Aid Agencies (SHO) said that Dutch people donated more than €36 million for victims of the typhoon in Philippines, Nos reports. Philippines / Flickr On November 18, a national action day was held in the Netherlands to raise donations for the victims of the typhoon. Giro 555 is an emergency aid bank account number set up by SHO to collect aid for poor people of Philippines. The money will be divided among the nine organizations working in the Philippines. The money will be spent on relief operations, food, clean water and medical care for the victims of Hurricane Haiyan. Also, part of money will be used for education, housing, agriculture and fisheries.