SOURCE: MyAssist


November 11, 2013 13:29 ET

MyAssist Offers Free Assistance to Typhoon Hiayan Victims in the Philippines

Live Agents to Deliver Emergency Personal Assistance to Those Affected and Threatened by Super Typhoon

STEVENS POINT, WI--(Marketwired - Nov 11, 2013) - MyAssist™, the United States' leading provider of personal-assistance services and connection-generated data, announced today that it has opened its international MyAssist Disaster Relief Services free of charge for anyone affected by the Philippines Typhoon Hiayan. Typhoon victims and their friends and families can call the international collect number 715-303-6338 and instantly get connected to MyAssist agents who will help coordinate emergency medical assistance, communicate with response groups, organize emergency travel arrangements and assist in helping with emergency needs.

Super Typhoon Hiayan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippine providence of Leyte. About 70-80 percent of structures in its path were destroyed. An estimated 9.5 million people were affected and over 630,000 people were forced from their homes and served within and outside evacuation centers.

"We are committed to helping people in times of need," said John Noel, president and CEO of MyAssist. "Those who need coordination of emergency assistance for themselves or for loved ones can call upon us for assistance. We are here 24/7 to provide a live connection to assist with emergency medical assistance or to help with emergency needs."

MyAssist agents work within one of the world's finest concierge, emergency travel and medical assistance infrastructures.

MyAssist agents can help with:

  • Emergency medical dispatch
  • Emergency travel reservations
  • Medical assistance coordination
  • Communication with family and friends
  • Connections to emergency response groups
  • Emergency cash transfers

MyAssist and its parent company, Noel Group, have been providing emergency medical services for over 26 years, including services during 9-11, Hurricane Sandy, the Pacific Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and the earthquake in Haiti.

About MyAssist™
MyAssist™, a unique live-agent personal-assistance and concierge service from the Noel Group, uses advanced technology to provide service to its members and generate data for its partners. Members can access MyAssist via iPhone, BlackBerry and Android apps, email, or any phone line. Learn more about MyAssist at

About Noel Group
Led by John Noel, founder of Travel Guard and a pioneer in the travel-insurance industry, Noel Group is a multifaceted organization built on a value-based business approach, unparalleled customer service and exceptional performance standards. Our commitment to global citizenship drives us to make business decisions based on the best interests of our team members, clients and the global community.

Noel Group companies include MyAssist, a leading live-agent personal assistance, telematics, and data-collection service for individuals and companies; Compass Properties, which manages and represents landmark properties in Wisconsin and nationwide; and Insure America, a provider of innovative insurance products and services for the travel industry. Learn more at

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