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Haiyan victims in Palau need help


In addition to rallying to help victims of Supertyphoon Haiyan in the Philippines, efforts also continue to aid the people of Kayangel, an island state in Palau that lost homes, schools, government offices and its clinic to the superstorm.

Motorists can give aid during a boot drive from 4 to 6 p.m. this Friday at the ITC intersection in Tamuning and Paseo Loop in Hagåtña, said Alex Kloulubak, chairman of the Kayangel Club of Guam.

via Haiyan victims in Palau need help | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com.

Feds warn of possible disaster fraud after typhoon


The U.S. Justice Department along with the FBI and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public that there is a potential for disaster-related fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster, according to a USDOJ national statement early this week.

via Feds warn of possible disaster fraud after typhoon | Samoa News.

5 tips to avoid typhoon charity scams


The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has left many wondering how they can help. While there are a number of organizations you can give to that are providing direct aid to those most affected by the storm, it is important to do your homework before sending a check.

via 5 tips to avoid typhoon charity scams | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com.

Typhoon passes after erratic behavior


Traffic remained light yesterday morning as schools, the local government and many businesses remained closed as Typhoon Francisco whipped through the region.

In the gray landscape, Benny B. Camacho stuck out as he pedaled uphill on Route 4, rain pelting his head-to-toe yellow rainwear.

via Typhoon passes after erratic behavior | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com.