Update on Effects of Southwest Monsoon

According to latest reports from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC), a total of 267,850 families or 1,230,813 persons were affected by the recent tropical storm “Haikui”. Eleven persons have been reported dead.

The Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm "Haikui" located 300 kilometers Northeast of Taiwan brought heavy to intense and frequent rains over Luzon since August 6.  As of August 8, the SW Monsoon will continue to bring heavy rains over Luzon, including Metro Manila and provinces of Ilocos, La Union, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas and the National Capital Region.  Weather is expected to gradually improve by August 9.

Members of the Filipino community who wish to send financial assistance are advised that cash donations may be sent to the following:

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC)

Account Name: NDRRMC Donated Funds

Account Nos. 0435-021927-030 (Peso Account); 0435-021927-530 (Dollar Account); Swift Code: DBPHPHMM Account #36002016

Address: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Cam Aguinaldo Branch, PVAO Compound, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines 1110

Contact Person: Ms. Rufina A. Pascual, Collecting Officer NDRRMC, Office of Civil Defense, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City

Contact Nos. (632) 421-1920; 911-5061 up to 65 local 116



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, Cash Division

Contact Nos. (632) 931-8101 local 226, (63918) 628-1897


Philippine Red Cross (PRC)

Account Nos. Banco de Oro: 00-453-0018647 (Peso Account); 10-453-0039482 (Dollar Account); Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Metrobank: 151-3-041631228 (Peso Account); 151-2-15100218-2 (Dollar Account); Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Contact No. (632) 527-0000


Donations in kindmay be sent to DSWD National Resource Operations Center (NROC)

Address: DSWD, Chapel Road, Pasay City, Philippines

Contact Person: Ms. Francia Fabian

Contact No. (63918) 930-2356

Donors may send meals-ready-to-eat (MREs – no need cooking) and bottled water. Donation of used clothing is discouraged.

Interested donors may also contact the Philippine Embassy in Rome and the Philippine Consulate General Milan for more information and inquiries.

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