UPDATES ON TYPHOON YOLANDA (Typhoon Haiyan)
Los Angeles, 08 November 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles wishes to inform the public that according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 08 November 2013 in Manila, the Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan has an equivalent to a category five hurricane. The storm has weakened but is still packing sustained winds from 379 km/h (235mph) down to 215km/h (134mph) near the center and gustiness of up to 250kph moving 40kph (25mph) W NW has already resulted in 3 dead and 7 injured.
A pre-emptive evacuation was done for 151,910 families/748,572 persons to 664 evacuation centers in 31 provinces, 32 cities, 181 municipalities in Regions IV-B, V, VI VII, X and CARAGA.
Typhoon Yolanda is expected to move out of the Philippines and head towards Vietnam on Saturday, 09 November 2013.
Please be informed that monetary donations may be coursed through the following:
1. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)
Account Name : NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account Numbers: 0435-021927-030 (Peso Account);
0435-021927-530 (US 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
Contact Number: (632) 421-1920;911-5061 to 65 local 116
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org; 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
Contact No.: (632)931-8101 local 226; CP(632)918-628-1897
3. Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
www.redcross.org.ph; Tel. (632)527-0000
Banco De Oro: (Peso) 00-453-0018647; (Dollar) 10-453-0039482;
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Metrobank: (Peso)151-3-041631228; (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
ADVISORY: How to donate through ABS-CBN Foundation International’s Sagip Kapamilya for Typhoon Yolanda (A.K.A. Typhoon Haiyan) Emergency Relief:
To all our Kababayans and Kapamilyas abroad or outside the Philippines, you can help and send donations now through ABS-CBN Foundation International’s Sagip Kapamilya for Typhoon Yolanda Emergency Relief:
There are four ways you can send help:
1. Send a check
Send a check payable to ABS CBN Foundation International, write “Typhoon Yolanda” on the memo section of the check and mail to
ABS CBN Foundation International
150 Shoreline Dr
Redwood City CA 94065
2. Direct Deposit
Please deposit your donation to:
Wells Fargo Bank, Redwood City Branch
Account Name: ABS CBN Foundation International
Routing Number 121042882
Account Number 5129562574
3. Donate online through paypal, credit card or debit card: visitwww.abscbnfoundation.org, click on donate button
4. Call our toll free US customer service number for more information or to process your donations: 1(800)527-2820 <– You can call this number from whatever region you are in: North America, Asia, Middle East, Europe, Australia, etc
For in kind donations, please send directly to:
Sagip Kapamilya Warehouse
#13 Examiner St. West Triangle, Quezon City
We are now accepting donations in any form (food, clothes, shoes, and money) to help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines.
Drop-off your donations to any of the Colina Salon Locations in Long Beach, Los Angeles and Rancho Cucamonga.
Let us celebrate our Thanksgiving season by sharing our blessings to our poor brothers and sisters.
Hebrews 13:16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.