EMANILA, ePhilippines—Ngemva kwenhlekelele enkulukazi eyabangelwa iSiphepho Esinamandla uHaiyan, oFakazi BakaJehova balungiselele ukunikeza usizo ngokuqhubekayo ePhilippines.

Ihhovisi legatsha loFakazi BakaJehova eManila limise amakomiti amahlanu azosiza abayizisulu. Kuthunyelwe amathani angaphezu kuka-190 ezinto ezidingekayo ePhilippines ephakathi. OFakazi basemazweni okungenani ayishumi bathe bazosiza kulo msebenzi. Izisebenzi zokuzithandela ziyasiza ekwakheni kabusha nasekulungiseni izindlu ezingaphezu kuka-2 000 nasekunikezeni usizo lwezokwelapha.

Abantu abangaba ngu-225 basahlala ematendeni amiswe oFakazi endaweni eseduze naseCalbayog City, eSamar. Abangaba amaphesenti angu-15 kuya ku-20 balabo abadinga usizo kuleyo ndawo ababona oFakazi.

Ngemva kwale nhlekelele okuthiwa ingesinye seziphepho ezinamandla kunazo zonke, kubikwe ukuthi kunabangu-6 201 abafile nabangu-1 785 abangakatholakali. Abangaba ngu-28 000 balimele futhi izindlu ezingaphezu kwesigidi zibhidlikile. Ihhovisi legatsha loFakazi BakaJehova ePhilippines, eManila, lithi kufe oFakazi abangu-33 kanti abayishumi abakatholakali futhi kungenzeka bafile.

UMark Sanderson, oyilungu leNdikimba Ebusayo YoFakazi BakaJehova, uvakashela labo abavelelwe inhlekelele.

Ekuqaleni kuka-December 7, 2013, uMark Sanderson, oyilungu leNdikimba Ebusayo YoFakazi BakaJehova, wavakashela ezifundazweni ezinhlanu zendawo ehlaselwe isiphepho ngezinsuku ezingu-7. Uthi: “Abaningi ePhilippines basagcwele usizi ngenxa yenhlekelele edalwe iSiphepho uHaiyan; kodwa sikulungele ukuqhubeka sibanikeza abakudingayo, sibasiza futhi sibaduduza.”

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