Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:01 AM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Obama offers way for public to aid typhoon victims

President Barack Obama says the typhoon that devastated the Philippines is a "heartbreaking reminder" of the fragile nature of life.


Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

WASHINGTON —

President Barack Obama says the typhoon that devastated the Philippines is a "heartbreaking reminder" of the fragile nature of life.

Obama says U.S. military personnel and relief workers are on the ground to help the victims get access to food, water, medicine and shelter.

He says the USS George Washington aircraft carrier is aiding recovery efforts and "more help is on the way."

Authorities say more than 2,000 people died in the typhoon, but that figure is expected to rise.

If people want to help, Obama is directing them to this website -- http://www.whitehouse.gov/typhoon

It will offer links to organizations working on the ground to help with the recovery.



News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Subscribe today!

Subscribe today!

Get four weeks of digital access for 99 cents

Advertising

Partner Video

Advertising


Advertising
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►