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The United Nations is appealing for more than $300 million in emergency aid for the Philippines, after an estimated 11 million Filipinos were affected by the storm.

KTBS 3 News has compiled a list of organizations currently taking monetary donations.

American Red Cross - Typhoon Appeal or bring checks to a local Red Cross center with "International Relief Fund" in the memo line
Salvation Army or text TYPHOON to 80888 to Donate $10
World Food Program USA or text AID to 27722 to donate $10
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