LDS Churches in Philippines Open Doors to Evacuees

by | Nov. 08, 2013

Official Church Info

Based on latest reports gathered by the Emergency Monitoring Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philippines Area, a total of 3,970 individuals and close to 600 families from different parts of the Visayas and Eastern Mindanao have taken shelter at Church meetinghouses.

Typhoon Yolanda which made landfall Friday morning slammed Samar and moved to different parts of Visayas, Eastern Mindanao, Mindoro and Palawan and is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibity (PAR) November 9 at 9:00 am. 

Before Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) struck the Philippines, LDS Church members and missionaries already made necessary preparations.

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