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Scientology Volunteer Minister continue Philippines Disaster Response

Scientology Volunteer Ministers in their bright yellow shirts, delivering food to those in need in Tacloban in the Philippines.

Helping the Philippines recover from the typhoon HaiyanA month since Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines, the country is still staggering. The Church of Scientology Mission of Manila immediately activated their Volunteer Ministers to help.  They were joined by Volunteer Ministers from abroad who have continued to provide relief to help the country recover.

Assist Training in Tagalog for the people of Philippines

“Of everything I've learned in this life and any action I have taken, learning and using the assists tech is one of the most profound. These simple and humble techniques have the power to change people's lives, ease pains, heal old wounds, and even just make their outlook brighter and more positive. What greater good can a person do than to help another heal? I cannot think of one." R.L.

Scientology Assists, developed by L. Ron Hubbard, can help ease the pain and suffering, both physical and emotional, of friends and family members.  While Assist technology is the mainstay of the Volunteer Ministers who respond to natural and manmade disasters, it has tremendous impact on the lives of individuals anywhere on a daily basis. A woman who learned and used this technology shared what occurred:

Volunteer Ministers Help Ease Marathon Fatigue

A team of Tokyo Scientology Volunteer Ministers provided Scientology assists to runners at the finish line of the Ichikawa Marathon.

Runners who competed in the October 2013 Ichikawa Marathon benefited from a simple technique that eased the physical stress of the 26-mile race.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology of Tokyo set up “recovery stations” at the finish line and helped runners with a special Scientology technique that speeds healing and recovery.

Thousands Trained in Relief Technology for Typhoon Yolanda

Veteran first responder Ayal Lindeman from the United States arrived in the Philippines shortly after Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) made landfall November 8, the worst storm ever to have hit the central Philippines.

Assist technology is the mainstay of the Volunteer Ministers who respond to natural and manmade disasters. Hundreds of thousands around the world have been trained as Volunteer Ministers and had the following to say:

Scientology Volunteer Minister Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Response

Veteran First Responder Ayal Lindeman and Marion Whitta (second and third from left) head up the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Yolanda (Haiyan) Disaster Response.

Veteran first responder Ayal Lindeman from the United States arrived in the Philippines and was joined by the leader of the Volunteer Ministers India Goodwill Tour, Marion Whitta, who will lead the disaster response team comprised of local Scientology Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology Mission of Manila and those arrived or en route from many countries including the U.S., Australia, Japan and Taiwan.

Message from First Responder Ayal Lindeman on Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

Ayal Lindeman is leading the Volunteer Ministers disaster response team in the Philippines. Shown here in Japan after the tsunami of 2011.

US Veteran first responder Ayal Lindeman is leading the international Scientology Volunteer Ministers disaster response team to help the Philippines recover from super typhoon Haiyan. Here is his message: "This will be my second trip to the Philippines for a super typhoon Cat 5 response in less than a year. The devastation is intense. We cannot sit by.  No one can. It is the true nature of a being to desire to help and the fact is that you can. With these deployments, specialized equipment is needed and that takes funds.

US Veteran First Responder Leads International Philippines Response Team.

The super typhoon hit the central Philippines leaving an estimated 10,000 dead, 500,000 evacuated and 10 million affected.

An international team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers is in final preparation to leave for the Philippines, where they will join the local Volunteer Ministers already on the ground.

Veteran first responder Ayal Lindeman from the United States will lead the team. He will be joined by experienced Volunteer Ministers from Australia and hundreds of Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology Mission of Manila and Scientology Churches and Missions in nearby countries. They will be in the Philippines for the coming month to help the country recover from Typhoon Haiyan.  

Volunteer Ministers Mexican Disaster Response

Volunteer Ministers disaster response in Guerrero, Mexico after hurricane Raymond swept through areas already flooded by last month’s storms.

The third major storm to hit Mexico this hurricane season has left an already weakened infrastructure reeling. Hurricane Raymond careened toward Mexico’s Pacific coast threatening new flooding in Acapulco, still recovering from September’s heavy rains.

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