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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Embassy appeals for victims of typhoon and monsoon rains in the Philippines

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The Philippine Embassy today made an appeal for generosity for victims of monsoon rains and Typhoon Gener (International name: Haikui).

Since 06 August 2012, the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Typhoon Gener brought heavy to intense and frequent rains over Luzon in the Philippines.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s Situation Report No. 8 of 10 August 2012, a total of 539,838 families or 2,442,135 persons are affected by the disaster. Casualties numbered sixty (60), most of whom are victims of drowning or landslide incidents.

Cash donations may be sent to the following:

Government

1. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC)

Account Name: NDRRMC Donated Funds

Account Nos: 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 Nos. (632) 421-1920; 911-5061 up to 65 local 116

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

2. 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. (632) 931-8101 local 226; cell phone (632) 918-628-1897

Website: www.dswd.gov.ph

Non-Government

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Website: www.redcross.org.ph

Tel: (632) 527-0000

Bank Accounts for Donations

Banco De Oro Philippine National Bank

Peso: 00-453-0018647 Peso: 3752 8350 0034

Dollar: 10-453-0039482 Dollar: 3752 8350 0042

Swift Code: BNORPHMM Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Metro Bank Unionbank of the Philippines

Peso: 151-3-041631228 Peso: 1015 4000 0201

Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2 Dollar: 1315 4000 0090

Swift Code: MBTCPHMM Swift Code: UBPHPHMM

The Philippine Red Cross website advises, “For your donations to be properly acknowledged, please fax the bank transaction slip at PRC nos. +632-527-0575 or +632-404-0979 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: Ms. Francia Fabian

Contact Number: (+632) 918-930-2356

Donation of used clothing is discouraged per DSWD AO No. 06-2010, but new towels, face towels, blankets and beddings are most welcome. Donations should be labeled as “assorted humanitarian goods” to facilitate clearance upon arrival in the Philippines.

Situation updates may be accessed via the NDRRMC website www.ndrrmc.gov.ph.

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