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$24.5M donated to typhoon relief in US special collections

April 10, 2014

Special collections undertaken in the dioceses of the United States to aid the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan have raised $24.5 million, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

$6.4 million was designated specifically for typhoon relief; the remaining $18.1 million will be split evenly between humanitarian relief and church reconstruction.

Several American dioceses donated an additional $2.9 million directly to Catholic Relief Services.

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