Showing posts with label Typhoon Sendong. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Typhoon Sendong. Show all posts

PAGTUTULUNGAN.ORG: Canada Steps In To Assist Flood And Conflict Affected Children In The Philippines

Emergency food assistance donated by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), has boosted the Philippine Government-led emergency relief efforts in flood-affected areas of Central Luzon and conflict-affected areas of Central Mindanao.

“WFP is grateful to CIDA for its steadfast commitment in responding to humanitarian needs in the Philippines when they arise, which has enabled WFP to be an effective partner to the Philippine Government,” said WFP Philippines Representative and Country Director Stephen Anderson.

PAGTUTULUNGAN.ORG: Atletes in Action Run For School Kids in Iligan

Even after almost half a year, the victims of the Typhoon last December is still in a recovery stage, and as the school year starts this June, there is the scarcity of classrooms for students. 

To raise funds for the rehabilitation of schools in Iligan City that were destroyed by Typhoon Sendong, an international humanitarian-sports organization is holding a running event on July 7.

Titled "Schools Run for School Rooms" (SRSR), the run led by Athletes in Action (AIA) will be participated in by student runners from major universities in Metro Manila, groups from government agencies, private corporations and chirches, as well as running enthusiasts.

The run will be held at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Assembly of participants is at 4 am., as gun start at 5am.

AXA Philippines Donates P1.7 million for the benefit of Sendong victims

Left to right: From AXA Philippines: Lora Reboton,
Grace Garcia, and Rien Hermans;
CARE representative in the Philippines,Celso Dulce, 
and ACCORD’sMarietta Alcid and Athena Denise Gepte.
Last January 31, 2012, AXA Philippines President and CEO, Rien Hermans handed over the proceeds of a month-long campaign initiated by company management to gather financial support from AXA Philippines employees and distributors for the victims of the devastating typhoon Sendong. Typhoon Sendong destroyed thousands of homes and caused millions of pesos in damages in the Northern Mindanao area in late 2011.

The amount was raised through a campaign entitled, Hearts in Action for a Million, wherein AXA Philippines employees, management and distributors contributed financial aid. Some groups even contributed their activity fund, the amount allocated for their group activity and Christmas gathering. The objective was to raise a million pesos in relief funds for the families affected by the disaster.

Iligan City Expresses Gratitude to GMA Network

Iligan City Mayor Lawrence LL. Cruz recently released a three-page resolution to express the province’s deep gratitude to broadcast leader GMA Network and its socio-civic arm GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) for the latter’s quick and comprehensive response when typhoon Sendong caused catastrophic damage in Southern Philippines last December 2011.

The said tropical cyclone claimed the lives of more than a thousand people and left more than 15,000 houses in the South either completely or partially damaged.

PAGTUTULUNGAN.ORG: Help Sendong Victims with UNICEF

Donate through UNICEF Philippines and help children and families in Mindanao affected by Sendong 

Lack of safe water and sanitation are the main priorities for those responding to the emergency in Mindanao. UNICEF is co-leading the water and sanitation response with the government, UN and NGOs to respond to the needs of children and families affected by tropical storm Sendong.

The flooding has affected more than 63,000 families or 338,000 individuals half of them children in some 260 barangays (villages). UNICEF has dispatched supplies to the affected areas including: water kits, water treatment, to ensure safe, clean water; hygiene kits containing soap, toothbrushes and personal hygiene items.

UNICEF is also preparing to send tents and tarpaulins for temporary shelter; vitamin A for mothers and infants; breastfeeding education materials to reduce the risk of infant mortality; and recreation kits so children can play and begin to have a sense of normalcy.

Donate now through UNICEF Philippines. Log on to or You may also call (632) 758-1000 or (632) 758-1442. Check out UNICEF Philippines' social media accounts: Facebook ( and Twitter (

For local wire transfers, you may deposit your donation to UNICEF Philippines' Metrobank account: UNICEF C/A No: 066-7-06631209-3 and for international wire transfers: UNICEF C/A no: 066-7-00141392-5 with Swift Code: MBTCPHMM.

UNICEF Philippines has Fundraisers on the ground in partner malls. For corporate donations, contact Ms. George Belardo at and mobile number +639178844982.