The Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow some donations made in 2014 to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines deductable on 2013 taxes.

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed S. 1821 and agreed that, if the House passes an identical measure, the bill would head to President Obama’s desk for his signature.

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Sens. Mazie HironoMazie HironoDem senator to undergo treatment for kidney cancer Dem lawmaker to Sessions: 'You are a racist and a liar' March for Science rallies draw huge crowds around US MORE (D-Hawaii) and Dean HellerDean HellerNew CBO score triggers backlash Overnight Healthcare: CBO fallout | GOP senators distance themselves from House bill | Trump budget chief blasts score | Schumer says House bill belongs 'in the trash' Five takeaways from the CBO healthcare score MORE (R-Nev.) introduced the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act, which would allow cash contributions made between Jan. 1, 2014, and April 15, 2014 to be deducted from 2013 taxes.

Hirono said the bill was necessary to incentivize people to keep giving to the Philippines, which is far from recovery after a typhoon hit and killed nearly 6,000 people.

“Because of the magnitude of the devastation, the Philippines has not yet recovered,” Hirono said on the Senate floor. “It will take them a long time. … It has been four months since Typhoon Haiyan but help is still desperately needed.”

There is a bipartisan companion measure in the House, H.R. 3771.