On February 10, 2017, a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.7 shook the island of Mindanao. About 1, 034 families or 5,170 individuals from several municipalities were displaced placing the worst-hit area–Surigao City–under a state of calamity.
Caritas Manila Executive Director Rev. Fr. Anton C.T. Pascual urges the public to reach out to the victims of the devastating earthquake.
“We would like to thank those who have already extended their help to the victims of the earthquake in Surigao. Our Kababayans still need our help to recover from the incident,” Fr. Pascual said.
Donations in cash and in kind including clean water, ready-to-eat food, clothes, and hygiene items will be utilized to meet the relief and rehabilitation needs of the worst-hit areas in Mindanao.
Donations can be made online via http://ushare.unionbankph.com/caritas/ or by bank deposit:
Banco De Oro – Savings Account No.: 5600-45905
Bank of the Philippine Islands – Savings Account No.: 3063-5357-01
Metrobank – Savings Account No.: 175-3-17506954-3
For dollar accounts:
Bank of the Philippine Islands – Savings Account No. 3064-0033-55
Swift Code – BOPIPHMM
Philippine National Bank – Savings Account No. 10-856-660002-5
Swift Code – PNBMPHMM
Donations can also be made via Cebuana Lhuillier (free of charge) or dropped off at Caritas Manila office: 2002 Jesus St. Pandacan,Manila or at Radio Veritas in West Ave. corner EDSA, Quezon City.
For proper acknowledgment of your donations, kindly fax copy of deposit slip to 563-9306 or email a scanned copy to [email protected] Please indicate your name & complete address.
Caritas Damayan is the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Program of Caritas Manila. It has put in place a disaster management program that allows for quick response relief operation and effective crisis intervention.