Funds are needed for the purchase of construction tool kits ($300) to be loaned out to organized groups of families wanting to rebuild their homes. The tool kits will be returned to the library after use. One tool box includes multiple hammers, measuring tapes, levels, pliers, screw drivers, saws, wrenches, chisels, gloves, hard hats and a riveter. Typhoon Haiyan affected a total of 3,424,593 families 16,078,181 persons in 44 Philippine provinces, 591 municipalities and 57 cities.  Out of the total affected, 890,895 families were displaced.  The number of damaged houses totals 1,140,332 (550,928 totally damaged and 589,404 partially damaged).  Associated Organization: Rotary.

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