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News :: Environment : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Social Welfare
A Call for Donations to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
11 Nov 2013
Akbayan Partylist, through its #Akbayanihan Relief Drive, is again calling on the public for donations and volunteers to help the victims of super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
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According to reports, the storm’s path decimated entire towns leaving hundreds of thousands of families displaced and injured, with the death toll expected to climb as high as 10,000.

We have seen the horrific devastation. Let us now close ranks and help each other.


Donations in cash and kind

For donations in kind, we are specifically requesting bottled water, powdered milk, medicines (anti-biotics, wound care supplies and pain relievers), toiletries, clothing and footwear. Please send them to Akbayan’s National Office at 36B Madasalin St. Sikatuna Village, Quezon City.

For donations in cash, please send it directly to Akbayan Citizens' Action Party, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Kalayaan branch 1991 0086 55. Financial donations will be used to address the relief and rehabilitation needs of the typhoon victims. We request that you email the validated deposit slip to media.info (at) akbayan.org.ph for proper acknowledgment. You may also opt to fax it to (632) 433 6831.

Volunteers

We are specifically calling for two types of volunteers: 1) Medical Volunteers such as doctors, nurses, medical students and/or any other medical giver who are ready to serve, and 2) All-around Volunteers who can help in preparing food packs, transporting and distributing relief foods, assisting in rescue and recovery, etc.

Volunteers must be ready to travel (by air or sea) and stay for at least a week in areas severely affected by the typhoon such as Region 7 (Daang Bantayan and Bantayan) and Region 8 (Tacloban, Palo, Ormoc, Dulag, Tolosa, Guiuan etc.)

To volunteer, please get in touch with Dondon Chan at mobile no. 0917 835 0342. You can also call the Akbayanihan secretariat at telephone numbers 433 6933 and 433 6831.

Thank you for your continuing support for our kababayan devastated by this calamity.

For more information, please contact the Akbayanihan Secretariat at:


Akbayan Partylist National Office
36B Madasalin St. Sikatuna Village, Quezon City.
Telephone nos. (632) 433 6933 and (632) 433 6831
Email address: media.info (at) akbayan.org.ph

https://akbayan.org.ph
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https://akbayan.org.ph

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