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Last updated: 01/08/2013 4:20 pm
Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines
The UC San Diego community is here to support those affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) that hit the Philippines. We understand this may be a time of concern and difficulty. Our efforts are to provide you with support, information, and resources to assist you during these challenging times. Below is a list of campus resources available to you and information on how to help and donate.
International Students & Programs Office (ISPO)
- http://istudents.ucsd.edu; (858) 534-3730; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Schedule an appointment with an International Student Advisor or come to walk-ins Monday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday with any concerns you may have. We are also available for short-notice appointments as needed:
- Financial issues due to crisis – Economic hardship work authorization, Emergency loan funds
- Travel information
- Reduced Course Load during the quarter or future quarters
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
UC San Diego Colleges
Dean of Student Affairs & Dean of Academic Advising
Revelle, (858) 534-3492
Muir, (858) 534-3587
Marshall, (858) 534-4390
Warren, (858) 534-4731
Roosevelt, (858) 534-2237
Sixth College, (858) 822-5953
Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
Dean of Student Affairs
Cross Cultural Center
- Stop by the Cross Cultural Center in Price Center East, 2nd floor, to find a support system of fellow students impacted by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)
Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
- The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is a confidential service designed to help all university employees and the members of their immediate household resolve concerns that may be affecting personal well-being and/ or job performance.
UCSD Pan-Asian Staff Association
UC San Diego Financial Aid Office
- http://fao.ucsd.edu; (858) 534-4480; email@example.com
- If your financial aid circumstances have been deeply affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), please contact the UCSD Financial Aid Office for assistance and an individual review of your circumstances.
- Flights have resumed into Manila.
- If you are looking for missing friends or relatives in the Philippines, you may refer to: Google Crisis Response
- AT&T, Time Warner, and Verizon are offering free telephone calls and text messages to the Philippines. Check with your local provider for their exact terms and dates of eligibility.
DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISING INFORMATION
Off-Campus Community Efforts
- The Philippine Consulate in Los Angeles is requesting donations for the following items: tents and temporary shelters, water purifiers, power generators, towels,and hygiene kits: http://www.philippineconsulatela.org/
Please research each organization's mission and history thoroughly before making your donations.