6 days after Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) hit the country, figures of fatalities and damages continues to rise as rapid assessments and rescue operations continue.
As of today, November 13, 2013, 1,833 individuals were reported dead, 2,623 were injured and 84 are missing according to NDRRMC. A total of 1,387,446 families/6,937,229 persons were affected in 7,488 barangays in 39 provinces of Eastern Visayas and Mindanao.
As an ecumenical response to the survivors of the Super Typhoon Yolanda the NCCP Operation Paglingap appeals for assistance in cash or in kind.
We call local friends to support through providing financial and material support, especially for needed food distribution and volunteers who are able to give time to packing in our warehouse operations. In Metro Manila, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) at 879 EDSA, West Triangle, Quezon City can be a drop center for your much needed assistance to our sisters and brothers in central Philippines.
Financial assistance may be directed to the NCCP:
National Council of Churches in the Philippines
Bank of the Philippine Islands
West Triangle Branch
1587 Quezon Blvd. Extension, Quezon City, Philippines
Phil. Peso Account No. 3051-0063-04
US Dollar Account No. 3054-0162-89
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM
For Volunteer works:
Please call 922-8141 or 09278600841/09233371358 and look for Ms. Ylah Alba or Mr. Elmer Aringa (Program Unit on Faith, Witness and Service).
Be there when the vulnerable sister or brother needs a friend.