Children International and Partners – Amazon, Airlink, Clean the World and Heart to Heart International – Come Together to Respond to Super Typhoon Noru

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Christina Becherer
Global Director, Strategic Partnerships

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 12, 2022) – Children International partnered with Amazon, Airlink, Clean the World and Heart to Heart International to help families impacted by Super Typhoon Noru in the Philippines and prepare disaster-prone communities for future storms. 

Amazon donated $20,000 to procure urgently needed supplies, including first aid kids, Vestergaard LifeStraw water filters and multifunctional emergency radios.

Mayor Lem Faustin of Calumpit, Bulacan, is amazed by the donation of essential items by Children International and our partners.

“Typhoon Noru was a devastating one. I’m happy and proud Amazon could contribute to Children International to help the communities in need,” said Abe Diaz, Principal PM, Disaster Relief by Amazon.

Other items donated by Heart to Heart International and Clean the World included medical and hygiene supplies as well as DripDrop oral rehydration solution.

Thanks to Children International’s partnership with Airlink, items for disaster relief may be airlifted at no cost.

These donations are supporting hard-hit areas such as Calumpit — one of the many Philippine communities that Children International works in — where homes were flooded up to nine feet. Children International operates 14 community centers in the Philippines with a total staff of 266 team members and nationwide distribution reach through local partnerships.

In flood-prone Calumpit, hygiene is a huge health issue in the communities.

About Children International

Children International, based in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, is a global nonprofit that delivers child and youth development programming to break the cycle of generational poverty. Through a customized approach, Children International serves young people in Colombia, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, India, Guatemala, Mexico, the Philippines, Zambia and the United States for the first two decades of their lives. The organization provides access to health care, education, positive role models, and the life and job skills they need to become gainfully employed. When equipped to improve their own lives, young people also transform their families and communities, and, as a result, multiply good in the world. For more information, visit


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