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Samaritan's Purse sent to help Philippine typhoon victims

Posted November 9, 2013

— Christian international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse deployed a disaster assistance response team to the Philippines Friday.

Ten experienced relief workers were sent to help with water filtration systems, food, hygiene kits, and tarps to cover damaged rooftops. 

"Our purpose when we hit the ground, when we have a team over there is to save lives and reduce suffering so we try to get there quickly with the right supplies to help people at their time of need," said Barry Hall, Director of program support. 

The volunteers with Samaritan's Purse plan to help in the Philippines for at least a month. 



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