His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses His Sadness and Concern in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

November 11th 2013

Dharamsala, HP, India, 11 November 2013 - In a letter to the President of the Philippines, His Excellency Benigno Aquino III, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness by the loss of so many lives and the extensive damage caused as a result of Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on Friday. His Holiness offered his condolences and prayers to the families that have lost loved ones and been affected by this catastrophic natural disaster. 

As a token of sympathy and concern, a donation is being made from The Dalai Lama Trust to support the relief work.

 

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