My heart goes out to everyone affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Beckham, who is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, said today of the charitys just-launched emergency appeal for funding. I was in Manila with UNICEF just two years ago and saw how vulnerable to natural disasters the country is.
Thousands of homes have been destroyed, roads are impassable and children and their families need food, water, shelter and power right now. UNICEF estimates that 4 million children could be affected by the disaster and are stepping up their emergency response.
Children need your help. Please support UNICEFs work for children affected by this terrible disaster visit unicef.org.uk.
For Naomi Campbell, its also personal. Her close friend, photographer John-Paul Pietrus, who is half-Filippino, saw his family town devastated and to back the Red Cross aid efforts in the area, he has signed a limited run of photographs of the super, which will be available to buy for £20 each until midnight on Wednesday, 13 November via johnpaulpietrus.com.
I chose this photo of Naomi as I think she is a very inspirational and beautiful figure, and she looks so peaceful here, something I would like the victims to find, a peace, he explains.
I was on the Red Cross site and thought that there must he something more that I c More