Aid sought for Philippines

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As the disaster in the Philippines continues to unravel, the Philippines Consulate General in Sydney has outlined ways in which to contribute and provide aid for the millions affected by this tragedy.

The Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) released a situational report this week detailing the devastating effects of Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

A total of 2,095,262 families or 9,677,059 have been affected across 471 municipalities and of those 128,303 families or 615,774 people have been displaced at various evacuation centres.

Official NDRRMC reports state that 225 individuals have been killed, 71 injured and 38 missing.

The Philippine Red Cross is providing phone connections to the Social Services Restoring Family Links and Red Cross Tracing Services via +613 917 532 8500.

Financial assistance for victims of Typhoon Yolanda can be sent to;

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC) 

Account name: NDRRMC Donated Funds

Account Numbers: 0435-021927-030 (Peso Account); 0435-021927-530 (Dollar Account); Swift Code: DBPHPHMM Account #36002016

Address: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Camp Aguinaldo Branch, PVAO Compound, Camp Aguinaldo Quezon City, Philippines 1110

Contact Person: NDRRMC collecting officer Rufina A Pascual.

Contact No: (632) 421-1920; 911-5061 up to 65 local 116

Email: accounting@ocd.gov.ph; Website: www.ndrrmc.gov.ph

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 

Account No. 3124-0055-81 

Bank branch address: Land Bank of the Philippines, Batasan, Quezon City Philippines

Contact Person: DSWD cash division Fe Catalina Ea.

Contact No: (632) 931-8101 Iocal 226 or (632) 918-628-1897.

Website: www.dswd.gov.ph

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 

Website: http://www.redcross.org.ph

Tel. (632) 527-0000

Bank accounts for Donations:

Banco De Oro 

Metrobank

Philippine National Bank 

Unionbank of the Philippines

Peso: 00-453-0018647 

Peso: 151-3-041631228 

Peso: 3752 8350 0034 

Peso: 1015 4000 0201

Dollar: 10-453-0039482;

Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2;

Dollar: 3752 8350 0042;

Dollar: 1315 4000 0090; 

Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Swift Code: UBPHPHMM

“For your donations to be properly acknowledged, please fax the bank transaction slip at PRC numbers; +63.2.527.0575 or +63.2.404.0979 with your name, address and contact number.”

Donations in kind may be sent to:

DSWD National Resource Operations Center (NROC)

Address: DSWD, Chapel Road, Pasay City, Philippines

Contact Person: NROC Francia Fabian.

Phone: (63) 918-930-2356

Recommended donations:

· Meals-ready-to-eat (MREs, no need for cooking)

· Bottled water

· Donations of used clothing is discouraged.

Source = ETB News: P.T.
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