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29/08/2013: ADVISORY: UPDATE ON TROPICAL STORM MARING (INTERNATIONAL CODE TRAMI)

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco wishes to provide the public with the latest update of the effects of Tropical Strom Maring (International Code: Trami), and the monsoon rains that coincided with it, which made a landfall in Philippine territory on 19 August 2013:

  • TS Maring left the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 10:00 a.m. of 21 August 2013.
  • As of 27 August 2013, a total of 25 people were reported dead, 30 injured and 3 are still missing, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC).
  • The number of families affected by the typhoon is now at 643, 281.
  • Damages to agriculture and infrastructure have now reached a total cost of             PhP 633,082,850.88.
  • The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released PhP 119.7M worth of relief assistance for the victims of TS Maring.

In reply to several queries on donations, below is a list of the contact details and account numbers of agencies which accept donations for the victims of TS Maring:

  1. 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 1110
Philippines
Contact Person:         Ms. Rufina A. Pascual, Collecting Officer NDRRMC
Office of Civil Defense, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
Contact Nos.:             +(632)421-1920; 911-5061 to 65 local 116
Email:                         accounting@ocd.gov.ph
Website:                     www.ndrrmc.gov.ph
2.   Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Account Number:             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.:                  +(632)931-8101 local 226
+(63918)628-1897 (cellphone)
Website:                          www.dswd.gov.ph
3.  Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
Contact No.:               +(632)527-0000
Website:                     www.redcross.org.ph
Bank Accounts for Donations
i.  Banco De Oro
Account Number:     00-453-0018647 (Peso Account)
10-453-0039482 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code:              BNORPHMM
ii. Metrobank
Account Number:     151-3-041631228 (Peso Account)
151-2-15100218-2 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code:              MBTCPHMM
iii. Philippine National Bank
Account Number:     3752 8350 0034 (Peso Account)
3752 8350 0042 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code:              PNBMPHMM
iv. Unionbank of the Philippines
Account Number:     1015 4000 0201 (Peso Account)
1315 4000 0090 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code:              UBPHPHMM
  • The NDRRMC, Philippine Red Cross and DSWD have indicated that monetary donations are the most flexible at this time.