18/10/2013: ADVISORY: INFORMATION ON THE 7.2 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE THAT HIT THE VISAYAS REGION OF THE PHILIPPINES
The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco wishes to provide the public with the latest information on the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the Visayas region of the Philippines on October 12, 2013:
- On 8:12 a.m. of October 12, 2013 (Philippine Time), a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Region VII of the Philippines, with Bohol as the epicenter.
- Provinces that were hit by the earthquake are Cebu, Dumaguete City, Leyte, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental and Cagayan de Oro among others.
- Bohol and Cebu have been declared to be under a state of calamity.
- 1,581 aftershocks were recorded by PHIVOLCS, 29 of which were felt.
- According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) the death toll has risen to 171, injured individuals have reached 375, and the number of missing persons in Bohol have reached 20.
- Based on the most recent statistics from NDRRMC, 3,426,718 persons were affected in a total of 1,285 barangays all over Region VII; 162,566 people have been reported to be displaced.
- Road, bridges, houses, churches, airports, government buildings, schools and hospitals are among those that have been damaged by the earthquake
- Structural damages have reached a total of PhP 563,660,000.
Account Name: NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account Numbers: 0435-021927-030 (Peso Account);
0435-021927-530 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: DBPHPHMM Account # 36002016
Account Number: 3124-0055-81
Contact Person: Ms. Fe Catalina Ea, Cash Division
Contact Nos.: +(632)931-8101 local 226; +(63918)628-1897 (cellphone)
Contact No.: +(632)527-0000
Bank Accounts for Donations
Account Number: 00-453-0018647 (Peso Account)
10-453-0039482 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Account Number: 151-3-041631228 (Peso Account)
151-2-15100218-2 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM
Account Number: 3752 8350 0034 (Peso Account)
3752 8350 0042 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM
Account Number: 1015 4000 0201 (Peso Account)
1315 4000 0090 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: UBPHPHMM