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09/08/2012: UPDATE ON AND RELIEF EFFORTS FOR FLOOD VICTIMS IN THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco informs the public of the following update as of  August 8 from  the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC)  on the effects of  flooding and record levels of rainfall  caused by the Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Haikui.

A Total of 267, 850 families or 1,230, 813 persons are affected by the disaster and 19 people have been reorted dead. Mandy of the deceased perished in a landside incident caused by heavy rains in the commonwealth, Quezon City area.

The Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Haikul located 300 kilometers Northeast of Taiwan brought heavy to intense and frequent rains over Luzon since August 6.

As of August 8, the Southwest Monsoon will continue to bring heavy rains over Luzon, including Metro Manila and provinces of Ilocos, La Union, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, Lagina, Batangas and the National Capital Region (NCR).  Weather is expected to gradually improve by August 9.

Further updates on the flooding may be obtained from (www.ndrmc.gov.ph)

For members of the public who wish to send relief assistance in cash, you may contact or send them to the following :

Monetary donations  may 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           :           Ms. Rufina A. Pascual, Collecting Officer

NDRRMC, Office of Civil Defense

Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City

Contact Numbers       :           (63-2) 421-1920; 911-5601 up to 65 local 116

Email                           :           accounting@ocd.gov.ph; website: www.ndrmmc.gov.ph

 

  1. 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           :           Ms. Fe Catalina Ea, Cash Division

Contact Nos.               :          (63-2) 931-8101 local 226 ;

Cell Phone (63-2) 918-628-1897

Website                       :           www.dswd.gov.ph

 

  1. Philippine National Red Cross (PRC)

Website                       :           www.redcross.org.ph

Tel                               :           (642)  527 0000

 

Banco de Oro :           Peso  : 00-453-0018647

Dollar : 10-453-0039482

Swift Code : BNORPHMM

 

Metrobank :           Peso   : 151-3-041631288

Dollar  : 151-2- 15100218-2

:           Swift Code : MBTCPHMM

 

Philippine National Bank:         Peso   :  3752-8350-0034

Dollar  :  3752-8350-0042

Swift Code : PNBMPHMM

 

Unionbank of the Philippines: Peso     : 1015-4000-0201

Dollar   :  1315-4000-0090

Swift Code : UBPHPHMM

Note : The Philippine Red Cross advises all donors that for their donations to be

properly acknowledged, they need to fax the transaction slip to PRC fax

(632) 5270575 or (632) 4040979 with their name, address and contact number

Charitable foundations and entities which also receive donations for victims of national calamities in the Philippines :

Caritas Manila -   kindly visit website www.caritasmanila.org.ph

ABS-CBN Foundation -   kindly visit  www.abscbnfoundation.org (US website)

 

GMA Kapuso Foundation -   kindly visit www.gmanetwork.com for

guidelines and updates on how to assist in its

Operation Bayanihan

San Francisco Manila Sister     - Accepting monetary donations. Please make your

City Committee in check payable to SFMSCC (flood) and mail

partnership with the to SFMSCC - 135 Darien Way, SF, CA 91127

Philippine Red Cross For all inquiries, please call: Wendy Andong –

415-505-8802 and Aida Barrios - 415-290-4091.

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco takes this opportunity to extend its deep  appreciation for all those expressing concern and offering assistance to all our kababayans  who have been affected by the calamity and facing difficult times.

Maraming Salamat po.