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August 2012 Floods: What to Donate (for Relief Operations)

Here are some things that you can donate to those who have been affected by the August 2012 floods:

Materials for Relief Operations

  • Boxes for packing the relief goods
  • Diesel oil (for locations running on generators)
  • Sacks to place the relief donations to be given per family
  • Water canteens
  • Water containers

Food Items

  • Biscuits
  • Bottled water
  • Bread
  • Canned goods (tuna, sardines, etc.)
  • Chocolate
  • Coffee, tea, orange juice
  • Cooking or vegetable oil
  • Cornflakes or other cereals
  • Dried fish
  • Dried fruit
  • Dry food
  • Foiled pack or pouched food (pork and beans, etc.)
  • Instant noodles
  • Milk
  • Monggo beans
  • Rice
  • Soup
  • Sugar

Eating Utensils

  • Paper plates
  • Plastic or paper cups
  • Plastic forks
  • Plastic knives
  • Plastic spoons
  • Soup bowls

For Barangay Soup Kitchen [c/o Ping Medina]

  • 250 pcs whole chicken (chopped)
  • 105 kilo regular rice
  • 35 kilo sticky rice (glutinous)
  • 8 kilo garlic (minced)
  • 6 kilo red onion (minced)
  • 3 kilo ginger
  • 8L patis
  • 2,000 large eggs
  • Large pots
  • Industrial (mobile) burners

For Babies and Toddlers

  • Baby food
  • Breast milk
  • Clothes for babies
  • Diapers
  • Formula milk
  • Powdered milk

Clothes

  • Footwear (especially slippers, no heels please)
  • Pants
  • Raincoat
  • Rubber boots
  • Shirts
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Sweaters
  • Towels
  • Underwear

Other Non-Food Items

  • Laundry soaps
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Plastic sheets
  • Wet tissues

Sleeping Materials

  • Banig or sleeping mats
  • Blankets
  • Mattresses
  • Old pillow cases (to be sown as makeshift quilts) [via]
  • Pillows
  • Tarps or tolda as makeshift beds and tents
  • Tents

Medicines

  • Acetaminophen (for acute body pain, joint pain, anti-inflammatory)
  • Amoxycillin
  • Anti-fungal medicine
  • Antiseptics
  • Azithromycin
  • Betadine
  • Calamine lotion (or other mosquito repellents)
  • Cefalexin
  • Doxycicline (to prevent outbreak of leptospirosis)
  • Ibuprofen
  • Immodium and Diatabs (for diarrhea)
  • Paracetamol

First Aid Kit

  • Adhesive bandages (various sizes)
  • Alcohol
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Antiseptic hand cleaner
  • Aspirin
  • Elastic bandages
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Latex gloves
  • Masks
  • Medical adhesive tape
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors
  • Sterile gauze (four inch squares are best)
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers

Toiletries

  • Bath soaps
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Shampoo
  • Sulfur soap
  • Tissue or toilet rolls
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste

Emergency Supplies

  • Batteries
  • Candles
  • Flashlight
  • Handheld emergency lights
  • Lamps
  • Matches
  • Rope

For Children / Educational Materials and School Supplies

  • Educational kits
  • Picture books
  • School bags
  • Toys and other stuffed animals

For Rebuilding and Livelihood

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Construction materials for housing repairs
  • Fishing nets (for fisher folks)
  • Gasoline
  • Garbage bags
  • Seeds (for farmers)
  • Temporary toilet units

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PACKING

  • Please don’t use plastic bags; instead use a blanket, towel or old t-shirt to tie up and carry your donations.
  • Please sort clothes according to age and gender—Adult Female, Adult Male, Female Teens, Male Teens, Kids sizes Male and Female, as well as toddlers

For information on where you can donate the above, please see the following links:

Updated as of 10 August 2012, 5:30 PM.

August 2012 Floods: Relief Operations and Call for Volunteers (Per Location)

Here’s a compilation of relief operations info in relation to the August 2012 floods. Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

UPDATE – You can also view the following resources:

Find an area near you and bring your donations there (places looking for volunteers are in green):

Anywhere

  • Ayala Malls. Ayala Malls is accepting donations for flood victims. These may be handed over to concierge booths in all Ayala Malls.
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. All Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf branches accepting dry food, canned goods, clothes, blankets, towels, mats, medicine, emergency supplies.
  • Jollibee Foods Corporation. Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) stores nationwide – Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal – are accepting cash donations through Jollibee Foundation coin banks at the counters. Donations received will be used to assist families affected by the torrential rains and flooding.
  • LBC Branches. You may drop off donations at any LBC branch worldwide. LBC will turn these goods over directly to the Philippine Red Cross. DONATE: Bottled water, food, biscuits, blankets, mats, banig, clothes, medicine for diarrhea, toiletries, etc. Please don’t use plastic bags; instead use a blanket, towel or old t-shirt to tie up and carry your donations.
      • To locate the nearest branch, you may call our NCR hotline at (02) 8585-999; provincial hotline at 1-800-10-8585999; or you may visit our website.
  • McDonald’s. McDonald’s stores open in Metro Manila are now accepting donations in kind (rice, noodles, canned goods, etc.) for flood victims. 

Batangas

  • DLS-CSO. De La Salle Lipa, Mataas na Lupa, Ayala Highway, Lipa City. Please donate ready to eat food, bottled water, blankets, usable clothes, mat.

Cavite

  • De La Salle University – Dasmariñas. Address: Dasmariñas City, Cavite. Kindly send your donations to LCDC, 2nd Floor, SBC Building. You may also bring your donations to the DLSUMC Bldg 1 & 3 Lobby.
      • For inquiries: Contact Miss Rhayo Mazo Lasallian Community Development Center at (0916) 590-0621
  • Colegio de San Agustin. Colegio San Agustin Dasma is accepting relief goods starting 8:30 AM. Proceed to high school building.
      • Also looking for volunteers / repackers

Laguna

  • Calamba Drive. For inquiries and pick-up of goods, please contact Mr. Keanu Lopez at (0916) 619-3300.

Makati

  • ARK. Our Lady of La Paz Parish 1562 Archimedes cor Flordeliz Sts., Brgy. La Paz, Makati City. Looking for clothes, blankets, toiletries, rice grains, canned goods, noodles, and medicines.
      • Contact Fr. Gabriel V. Garcia, MI (02) 899-30-54
  • Ateneo de Manila Law School. Relief-ops now accepting donations: clothes, medicine, bottled water, food items, canned goods and noodles. Drop off points: Outside Law School Activity Center (LSAC), 3rd Floor APS Building. Collected relief goods will be sent to Simbahang Lingkod Bayan in Loyola.
  • Barangay Bel-Air Call for Donations. For Salcedo Vill, Brgy. Bel-Air residents. You may drop-off in-kind donations at the Tanod Center, Salcedo Park. 24 hours open.
      • Contact Eva or Czar at (02) 895-4011 or (0939) 906-9766.
  • Binalot. DONATE IN KIND –  Please drop off your donations in kind (clothes, toiletries, blankets, canned goods, water, medicines, etc.) at Binalot Hang-out Salcedo at H.V. Dela Costa cor. Valero Sts. Salcedo Village, Makati City
      • You may call (02) 889-2660 for directions or refer to the map here.
  • Centro Escolar University. All types of donations are being accepted in our Gil Puyat Campus. For more details, check here.
      • Contact Mrs. Gemma Gomez at (0908) 872-7165
  • Christ’s Commission Fellowship. 3F A. Venue Mall, Makati Avenue, Makati City.
      • Contact (0906) 254-1396 or (02)795-3019
      • Volunteers are also welcome!
  • Colegio de San Agustin. Colegio San Agustin-Makati will be accepting donations starting August 8 around 8:30 am at the HS Building Lobby.
  • iACADEMY: iSAVE. 3-5 Flr. iACADEMY Building, 6764 Ayala Avenue, Makati City. We are accepting canned goods, clothes, mats, blankets, medicines etc. Please check out this our FB also.
      • Contact Christian Timothy Sia at (02) 889-7777 loc 411 to 41
  • Makati Medical Center. Accepts relief goods. Drop-off points: Makati Medical Center, Social Services Unit, Ground Floor; College of Nursing, 144 Legaspi Street, Makati.
    • Contact margebarro@yahoo.com or karen.torres@makatimed.net.ph
  • Santuario de San Antionio. Santuario de San Antonio Parish now accepting relief goods at parish center rooms 1-4.
      • You may call or text (0920) 508-5396 if you need someone to pick up relief goods. You may also drop off your donations yourself.
      • Volunteers are also welcome. 

Mandaluyong

  • Christ’s Commission Fellowship. St. Francis Square Julia Vargas Avenue corner Bank Drive, Ortigas Center Mandaluyong City. Donation of clothes, blankets, canned goods, noodles, rice, drinking water needed.
      • Telephone number: (02) 635-3410.
  • La Salle Greenhills. Address: 343 Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City. Kindly drop your donations at Gate 2 along Ortigas Avenue.
  • OMF Literature. 776 Boni Avenue. food (ready to eat), banig/mats, medicine (particularly paracetamol, Doxycicline), anti-fungal medicine, clothes (including underwear).
      • Contact Ida Torres at (0999) 889-4775.
  • RFM Corporate Center. Pioneer Street corner Sheridan Street – drop-off point for relief goods.
  • Solar TV. Solar TV is accepting donations for flood victims. Please bring your donations to Solar Television Network Inc, Upper Ground Level, Worldwide Corporate Center, Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong.
  • St. Pedro Poveda College. Address: EDSA cor. Poveda Street (beside Robinson’s Galleria). Receives relief goods 24 hours at the gate.
  • Victory Church. Victory Center, L4, West Wing, Robinson’s Galleria. We need water, food, clothing, blankets and other relief goods. You may deliver them to our center.
      • Telephone number: (02) 631-1212. We take calls till 8:30 PM.

Manila

  • Adamson University. Please go to St Quandrangle or Marian Center, both within the Adamson University, San Marcelino, Emita, Manila from 9AM onwards. Donation drive and repacking for the whole day. Priority goods: medicine, water, ready to eat foods. Donating to Navotas, Marilao and other areas.
  • De La Salle University, DLS-CSB. WHAT TO DONATE: Ready to eat food (does not require cooking, and preferably in easy to open cans or pouches), Bottled Water, Usable Clothes, Rice, Canned Goods, Noodles, Blankets, Mats. Each family is in need of the following: FOOD ITEMS: 10 kilos of rice, 6 canned goods, Dried fish, Mungo beans, 1 kilo sugar, Cooking or vegetable Oil, Coffee, Milk, Bottled water, Vegetable Noodles; NON-FOOD ITEMS: Old and new clothes (pants, t-shirts, shorts, underwear), Plastic sheets, Sleeping mats, Blankets, Kitchen utensils, Medicines, Water containers, Laundry soaps, Sanitary napkins (for women/ladies), Tissue, Construction materials for housing repairs, Fishing nets (for fisher folks), Seeds (for farmers). Donations in kind are welcome at Taft Greenway Square starting 8am, August 12.
      • Call (02) 523-4143 and look for Miss Lilia Barrona or Miss Jennifer Santos or visit COSCA Office, 4th floor, SPS Building, De La Salle University, Manila.
      • For inquiries kindly text or call our Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRRM) Program Coordinator Miss Maria Isabel Lanada at (0920) 206-0497. Call CSA at telephone numebr (02) 526-7441 local 258/266.
  • Philippine Normal University. Student Government Office, Taft Avenue cor. Ayala Boulevard. Send or bring food, water, blankets, and other necessities
      • Contact R. Angcos at (0926) 557-5400.
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Address: A. Mabini Campus Anonas St., Sta. Mesa: PUP COC Student Council Office. Kindly send/bring food, water, blankets, and other necessities
      • Contact Cedric Martinez at (0906) 291-2716.
  • San Beda College. Mendiola Street, San Miguel, Manila. We will mobilize a relief team the soonest possible time together with the ICIC and the Bedan Volunteers. We suggest that we pool ready-to-cook food, and clothes.
      • For inquiries, you may contact the following  Mr. Kenneth Matias, President of Bedan Volunteers at (0917) 532-4472,  Mr. Renier Razon, Chair for Community Involvement (Student Council) at (0927) 506-7998, or Ms. Grace Hicban, SC President at (0906) 292-1049.
  • St. Scholastica’s College. Any donations accepted. | Telephone number: 567-7686 to 89.
  • Tulong Kabataan Volunteer Network.
      • Main drop-off point: Kabataan Partylist-NCR Office, 1437 Instruccion St. (Near Maria Clara St.) Sampaloc, Manila | ℅ Mark Louie Aquino, 2nd nominee at (0946) 520-1537
      • Manila drop-off point: Institute Student Government Office, EARST, Nagtahan, Manila | ℅ Philip Bautista, ISG Auditor at (0946) 838-1923
  • University of Sto. Tomas. UST disaster relief drive now open. Needed: drinking water, instant noodles, canned goods, rice, clothes, footwear, pillows, blankets, sleeping mats, toiletries, and medicine. Drop-off points are the CSC office, Tan Yan Kee Student Center Lobby, or the Local Student Council Office.
      • Contact Agree Gonzales at (0917) 846-067
  • University of the East. Student Council Office, Sampaloc, Manila. Kindly send / bring food, water, blankets, and other necessities.
      • Contact Christian Gultia at (0927) 682-5509.
  • UP-PGH Milk Bank. Breastmilk donations accepted 24/7. Milk will be pasteurized at UP-PGH so it will last longer. It will then be stored in proper and safe containers before being brought to the evacuation centers.
      • Contact Nurses Grace or Tina at (0921) 453-5310 or (02) 536-2867

Marikina

  • CRIBS Foundation. Donate breastmilk for the babies of CRIBS Foundation: #15 Major Dizon Street, Industrial Valley Complex, Marikina City
      • Contact numbers: (02) 681-5921, (02) 681-8078, or (02) 576-7693.
  • Tulong Kabataan Volunteer Network. Marikina drop-off point: Rotary Club of Marikina, F. Mariano Avenue (beside Amang Rodriguez Hospital) Marikina City
      • ℅ Ernest Santos, KMM Chairperson at (0999) 187-4876

Muntinlupa

  • Christ’s Commission Fellowship. Address: G/F Prime Street, Madrigal Business Park, Alabang. Accepts relief goods: canned goods, Off lotion, blankets, medicine
  • De La Salle Zobel. Address: University Avenue, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City. Kindly drop your donations at Gate 7
      • Inquiries: Please contact Mr. Jayjay Jacinto of the Social Action Office at (0917) 859-7602.
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa. Political Science Department Office. Kindly send / bring food, water, blankets, and other necessities
      • Contact Hazel Perez at (0915) 584-2102.
  • PAREF Woordrose. PAREF Woodrose is accepting donations for flood victims. Please send your donations of water, canned goods, rice, blankets, and clothes to PAREF Woodrose School, Acacia Avenue Extension, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa.
  • San Beda College. Drop-off point: St. Maur Lobby (near the Guard’s Station). FOOD ITEMS: Rice, Canned goods, Dried fish, Mung beans, Vegetable oil, Milk, Coffee, Bottled water, Ready-to-eat food. NON-FOOD ITEMS: New and/or old clothes, Plastic sheets, Sleeping mats, Blankets, Utensils, Medicine, Sanitary napkins, Laundry soaps, Tissue, Water containers.
      • For inquiries, you may contact CARLOS ROMULO (SC HOTLINE) at (0915) 316-9985. Please get in touch with KIT GOMEZ at (0915) 787-0743.
  • St. James the Great Children of the Poor Apostolate (COPA). Address: Cuenca Street, Ayala Alabang Village. Accepting canned goods, bottled water, rice, noodles, and cash
  • Tulong Kabataan Volunteer Network. Metro South drop-off point: The Warden Publication Office, Pamantasang Lungsod ng Muntinlupa, NBP Reservation, Muntinlupa
      • ℅ Kitty Bantayan, Publication Director at (0915) 909-1672

Parañaque

  • Chao Dao Tea Place. We will start accepting donations in Parañaque branch. We will reward your donations with a free milk tea. Check your closets for clothes you can donate, your pantries for canned goods, bottled water and medicines you can give. More details here.
  • Our Lady of Beautiful Love. Merville, Parañaque residents may donate clothes, blankets, toiletries, rice, grains, canned goods, noodles, and the like starting Wednesday (August 8) from 10 am – 5 pm. Collection point is at OLBL Parish, San Lorenzo Ruiz Hall.

Pasay

  • DSWD. DSWD welcomes volunteers to repack relief goods at the National Resource Op Center (NROC), Chapel road, Pasay, in between NAIA 1 and 2, near ATO. Pls. call Ms. Fabian, Head of NROC at (02) 852-8081.
  • Manila Tytana Colleges. Metropolitan Park, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City. Manila Tytana Colleges, formerly Manila Doctors College, is also accepting relief items, particularly easy-to-open canned goods, water, blankets, and baby clothes.

Pasig

  • Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health. The Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health will be accepting donations on August 8, from 9 am to 5 pm. Address: Don Eugenio Lopez, Sr. Medical Complex, Ortigas Center, Pasig (beside The Medical City)
      • For details, contact Joan Chavez at (0917) 323-9356 or Alfonso Regala at (0916) 746-5746.
  • Cha Dao Tea Place. We will start accepting donations in Kapitolyo branch. We will reward your donations with a free milk tea. Check your closets for clothes you can donate, your pantries for canned goods, bottled water and medicines you can give. More details here.
  • Jesus is Lord Church Worldwide. You can bring your donations for the flood victims in kind at this address: Musikatha Office, 5/F Strata 2000 Bldg., F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig 1605
      • Telephone number: (02) 637-5410
  • Meralco. One Meralco Foundation is accepting donations to help families affected by the heavy rains. You may donate canned goods, water, crackers/biscuits or cash to our office in Meralco Center Ortigas.
      • Call Rainier at (0908) 898-0562 or Reggie at (0939) 937-1324.
  • Tanjuatco Law Office. 11th floor of Taipan Place, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig. Relief goods (canned food, rice, blankets, clothes, medicine, etc.)
      • Contact Jessie or Jossette at (02) 637-0200
  • UA&P Hopes. Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Accepting ALL KINDS of donation, preferably ready to eat food and bottled water. Also accepting BOXES for packing. Thank you.
      • Contact Ina Capulong at (0917) 576-9522.

Quezon City

  • ABS-CBN. ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. Building, Mother Ignacia Ave., corner Eugenio Lopez St.,  Quezon City, Warehouse: #137 Mother Ignacia Ave., Quezon City
  • Alliance of Concerned Teachers. Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) accepting donations in kind at Teachers Center, Mines cor. Dipolog St. Bgy. VASRA, QC.
  • Akbayan Partylist. Bring cooked rice, hard-boiled eggs, & bread to Akbayan Headquarters, 36-B Madasalin St. Sikatuna Village, QC
      • Telephone numbers (02) 433-6933 or (02) 433-6831.
  • Ateneo de Manila University. Now accepting donations: WATER, Medicines (Paracetamol, Betadines, etc.), Blankets, Clothes (Sorted according to age and gender—Adult Female, Adult Male, Female Teens, Male Teens, Kids sizes Male and Female, as well as toddlers). Drop your donations: Ateneo DReaM Team, Cervini Hall, University Residence Halls, Ateneo de Manila University. Today, we are seeking monetary donations to cover expenses for the provision of emergency hot meals, transportation of supplies and other as of yet unforeseen needs.
      • Telephone number: (02) 697-7168.
      • Want to volunteer? Packing of relief goods is at the College Covered Courts.
  • Bloggers United X Moonleaf Tea Shop. Moonleaf Maginhawa branch is now a drop-off point for donations starting August 8. Address: 103 Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village, Diliman Quezon City.
      • Contact number: (0917) 583-9916 and (0917) 800-3152
  • Brgy. Soup Kitchen. BRGY SOUP KITCHEN now accepting ingredient donations: whole chicken (chopped), ¼ sticky and ¾ regular rice. large eggs, patis, ginger. We need large pots and industrial (mobile) burners as we will be cooking onsite.
      • Pickup trucks for transportation are also welcome. Please drop off at PenPen Restaurant.
  • Chao Dao Tea Place. We will start accepting donations in Katipunan, Maginhawa, and Don Antonio branches. We will reward your donations with a free milk tea. Check your closets for clothes you can donate, your pantries for canned goods, bottled water and medicines you can give. More details here.
  • Christ’s Commission Fellowship. THE UPPER ROOM – 3F, CITY WALK2, EASTWOOD CITY.
      • Contact Saman Sa or Beng Francisco at (0915) 780-8503 or (0917) 595-0743
      • Volunteers are also welcome!
  • Christ the King Church. Christ the King Parish (greenmeadows ave, libis) has been accepting any canned goods, clothing, water, and medicine.
  • Citizen’s Disaster Response Center. Address: 72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes, Quezon City
      • Telephone number: (02) 929-9822
  • Claret School of Quezon City. Donations accepted at Bulwagang Claret inside the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Mahinhin St. UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City.
  • CRUSADA. 106 Rodeo Drive, Corinthian Hills, Quezon City. Anything that could be given is appreciated.
      • Contact Brian Llamanzares at (0917) 812-5052.
  • DAKILA. Unit 3A VS1 Building #34 Kalayaan Ave. Quezon City. (Near corner V. Luna, white building in front of Metro Oil). Please give priority to food (rice, instant noodles, and those not easily spoiled) and water, hygiene products (sanitary napkins, underwear, diapers, etc.), footwear (especially slippers, no heels please), and blankets.
      • Contact (02) 434-4309  or (0905) 429-2539
  • DSWD. Drop off point: Central Barangay Hall of Payatas, Group 3 Area B, Bulacan Street.
      • Contact (0918) 220-8205 and (02) 427-1362
  • Gabriela Women’s Party. Drop off goods at Gabriela office. Address: 35 Scout Delgado, Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City
      • Telephone Number: (02) 374-4423 or contact Lana at (0922) 828-6241 or (0908) 865-3582
  • Gawad Kalinga. GK Command Center for relief operations for North NCR is at HRD Training Center, Department of Agrarian Reform Compound, Quezon City (take Gate 1). We are ready to accept relief goods. We are now in the process repacking. The budget per relief pack is P230. Initial target is 1,000 food packs. We need rice, instant noodles, canned goods, bread, coffee and sugar.
      • You can get in touch with (0999) 188-9683, (0906) 419-2016, or (0922) 848-3806.
  • GMA 7. Para sa mga nais magbigay ng material na donasyon gaya ng ready to eat food, bigas, pagkaing de-lata, bottled water, damit, banig, kumot, gamut, maaari itong dalhin sa tanggapan ng GMA Kapuso Foundation, 2nd Floor, Kapuso Center, GMA Network Drive cor. Samar St., Diliman, Quezon City; o kaya ay tumawag sa mga telepono bilang (02) 928-4299 at (02) 928-9351.
  • Grace Christian Church Relief Operations. Samuel Dee Street, Grace Village, Quezon City. Please donate bottled water, canned goods, medicine, usable clothes, blankets and mats, rice and noodles.
      • Contact Pastor Alberto Chan at (02) 352-8515, (02) 352-8644, or (02) 365-1763
  • Miriam College. Address: Katipunan Avenue. Accepts relief goods and cash donations. Bring donations to College Lower Lanai starting August 8, 9 am to 6 pm.
      • Contact Val Villanueva at (02) 433-7909 or (0920) 293-8698.
  • Mt. Carmel Parish. Drop off your donations at Doña Juana Rodriguez Ave., (formerly Broadway Avenue) corner 4th/5th Street, New Manila
      • Telephone number: (02) 724-5938.
  • OFFICE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER ERIN TAÑADA (TAPAT).  We accept Food (Canned goods, rice, bread), Bottled water, Essential supplies, Non-Food: Blanket, towel, banig and other sleeping mats, Clothes, slippers, underwear, Hygiene supplies: soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, sanitary napkin, special items for children (diapers, formulas, medicine for infants) and elderly, Antiseptics and first-aid boxes, Paracetamol, Doxycycline (to prevent outbreak of leptospirosis), Azithromycin and emergency medication, e.g. Biogesic, Immodium, Diatabs, Flashlight, candle, rubber boots, raincoat, rope, batteries. Drop-off points:
      • 22 Matahimik Street, Sikatuna Village, QC
      • 56 Mother Ignacia Ave. cor Dr Lazcano St, QC
      • 3rd Floor, House of Representatives, Batasan, QC
  • Our Lady of Pentecost Parish. Our Lady of Pentecost Parish in Katipunan, Quezon City accepts evacuees. They also need mats, blankets, and bottled water.
  • Payatas Quezon City. Drop-off point at The Central Barangay Hall of Payatas or Group 3 Area B, Bulacan Street
      • Contact (0918) 220-8205 or (02) 427-1362.
  • School of the Holy Spirit. Drop off donations at SHSQC. Address: F. Sotto, BF Homes, Holy Spirit, Quezon City
      • Telephone number: (02) 931-4047 and (02) 931-3645
  • Sto. Domingo Church. Those living in the vicinity of Sto. Domingo Church in Quezon City are being asked to help provide food and drinks to 400-500 evacuees staying in the Church. Food, water, dry clothes needed.
  • Tulong Kabataan Volunteer Network. Quezon City drop-off point: Trinity University of Asia, 275 E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave., Quezon City
      • ℅ Angelo Cabanes, CSC President at (0915) 484-3241
  • TV5. Donations accepted at 730 Quirino Hiway, San Bartolome, Novaliches, QC
      • Contact No: (02) 938-6393
  • University of the Philippines – Diliman. Donations for relief goods can be brought or sent to the USC Office, Vinzons Hall, UP Diliman. Accepting relief goods and donations for collection and transfer to UP-wide operations. Drop them off at the UP CMC Plaridel Hall Lobby. The UP CSWCD Student Council is now accepting relief goods, such as clothes, food, medicine, ‘banig’, toiletries and drinking water, to be donated to the people who are greatly affected by the weather. We also have the CSWCD organizations to cooperate and be partners in this endeavor.
      • Contact CMCSC Chair Mario Urrutia at (0906) 503-4660 for more information.
      • For inquiries, kindly contact (0915) 182-8664 (Rex, CSWCD-SC), (0917) 885-3128 (Karen, JSWAP), and (0916) 246-2524 (Luis, CD Circle).

Rizal

  • Assumption Antipolo Family Council Office. Assumption Antipolo, Sumulong Highway. AA is ready to accept relief goods thru the Assumption Antipolo Family Council office, starting 08 Aug., from 8am – 4pm
      • Contact: (02) 650-7230 or (02) 697-2359

San Juan

  • Immaculate Concepcion Academy. Address: 10 Grant Street, San Juan. List of things badly needed: Canned goods, rice, viand, safe drinking water, coffee sachets, powdered milk, clothes, slippers, blankets, toiletries, first aid, medicine.
  • Xavier School. Xavier School is accepting donations for the victims of typhoon Gener and the Monsoon Rains brought about by Typhoon Haikui from 9 August to 15 August 2012. Please bring as many relief bags with each bag containing 8 CANNED GOODS, 12 PACKS OF INSTANT NOODLES, 2 LITRES OF WATER and 2 KILOS OF RICE to Xavier School. Please arrange them already so it may be easier to distribute them to the different victims.

Taguig

  • Dr Martens Drop Off Center. Dr. Martens Store, Fort Strip Plaza. Donations accepted beginning August 9 (Thurs).
  • Enderun College. Enderun Colleges to accept donations at1100 Campus Ave. McKinley Hill,Taguig
      • Contact (02) 856-5000 loc 550.
  • Tulong Pinoy. 32nd st. cor. Univ. Avenue BGC Taguig. We need bottled water, crackers, milk, instant noodles, rice, ready to eat food.
      • Contact Dennis Isleta at (0921) 545-3310.
  • Victory Church. Every Nation Building, University Parkway corner 32nd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Donations to be accepted starting August 8, Wednesday. For more info, see this site. Follow @paolopun and @victoryfort on Twitter for updates.
      • Telephone number: (02) 817-1212

Overseas

  • Manila, UK, California, and New York. Rain Love on Manila is a disaster relief campaign started in 2009, which helped create care packages to send back to country for Ondoy victims, in cooperation with the Philippine National Red Cross. Today, we begin the Rain Love on Manila 2012 relief campaign for August 7 victims by collecting anything you feel like donating. Today, any of these things will be most helpful: basic clothes – tops, bottoms, underwear, rain gear and cold weather clothes. flotation devices – old air beds, life vests, flotation sleeves, basic food – rice, powdered milk for infants, cup noodles, canned goods, blankets, pillows – some people are living in makeshift evacuation centers like schools, gyms, parking garages, without facilities.
  • Singapore. OFW Pinoystar Magazine Office 304 Orchard Road, #03-19 Lucky Plaza, Singapore. Most needed are blankets, canned goods, and toiletries. Monetary donations are also accepted.
  • Vancouver. Cash donations in the Vancouver area for the flood victims in the Philippines can be forwarded through Carlo Chong. All proceeds will go directly to relief operations at the Ateneo de Manila University.
      • Email: ebm17carlo@vfs.com or call 604-653-7016

Updated as of 12:00 PM 09 August 2012.

Disaster & Emergency Hotlines

Here is a list of essential contact details that might be of help during times of disaster and emergency. Please note that this is a working directory, and might be edited as new information comes in. If you have updated contact details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us:

For Disaster and Weather Updates + Situationer

  • Government Information During Natural Disasters
  • NDRRMC | http://www.ndrrmc.gov.ph | http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ndrrmc-Opcen/103742183037609 | @NDRRMC_Opcen
      • Call (02) 911-1406, (02) 912-2665, (02) 912-5668 or (0917) 891-6322
  • PAGASA | http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/ | @dost_pagasa | @PAGASAFFWS
      • Call (02) 433-8526
  • PHIVOLCS | http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/
      • To report an earthquake to NDRRMC, call (02) 426-1468 to 79, local 124/125 or (02) 929-9254
      • You can also SMS/call at (0905) 313-4077
      • SMS only: (0918) 942-8354. Please send your name, date and time of earthquake, location at the time of earthquake, intensity rating
  • Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) | http://www.noah.dost.gov.ph/ | About | @nababaha (Mahar Lagmay)

For Flood Updates + Requests for Help and Rescue

  • #RescuePH | http://rescueph.com/
      • If not able to tweet, text +639051456217 (GLOBE) | +639293510068 (SMART) | +63932360863 (SUN). We’ll notify rescuers directly.
      • Use #SafeNow for successful rescue ops [via]
  • Animal Rescue. Call 817-5292 for animal rescue.
      • You can also contact PAWS Philippines at (02) 475-1688 or call Gelo Gabrillo at (0917) 542-4356 | @PAWSPhilippines
  • Google Crisis Response (Person Finder)
  • MMDA | http://mmda.gov.ph | email@mmda.gov.ph | @MMDA
      • Call hotline 136
      • For SMS: (0918) 651-1544 – SMART,  (0905) 485-3900 – Globe, and (0942) 396-3890 – Sun
      • For MMDA Flood Control, call (02) 882-4177 or (02) 882-0925
  • PCDSPO | http://pcdspo.gov.ph | @pcdspo
  • PNP | http://www.pnp.gov.ph | @pnppio
  • RED CROSS | http://www.redcross.org.ph | @philredcross | @redcrossmakati
      • Call hotline 143, (02) 911-1876 or (02) 527-0000. Put a white blanket outside your house so rescuers can locate where you are.
  • Other rescue hotlines [via]
      • Antipolo | Call (02) 696-9911
      • Caloocan | Call (02) 288-8811 loc 2295
      • Las Pinas | Call (02) 364-5752
      • Makati | Call hotline 168 or (02) 899-8928, (02) 896-2828, (02) 895-8243
      • Malabon | Call (02) 281-4999 loc 1017 or 1018
      • Mandaluyong | Call (02) 531-0182
      • Manila | Call hotline 136 or (02) 882-4151, (02) 527-3087, (02) 527-0451
      • Marikina | Call hotline 161 or (02) 646-2436, (02) 646-2423, (02) 646-1651
      • Muntinlupa | Call (02) 862-2525 or (02) 862-2664
      • Navotas | Call (02) 281-8602, (02) 281-4174, (02) 281-8573  or (02) 281-1111
      • Paranaque | Call (02) 923-2499
      • Pasig | Call (02) 631-0099
      • Pateros | Call (02) 641-6373, (02) 643-0000 or (02) 631-0099
      • Quezon City | Call (02) 928-4396, (02) 927-5914 or (02) 924-2027
      • San Juan | Call (02) 468-1697, (02) 722-9952, (02) 238-4333
      • Taguig | Call hotline 1623
      • Valenzuela | Call (02) 292-1405, (02) 352-2000 loc. 2116, 2112, or (0999) 744-1692
  • Please also read Coordinating Search/Rescue/Relief by Manuel L. Quezon III

For Dump Trucks and Rubber Boat Requests

  • NCRPO (National Capital Region Police Office) | (02) 838-3203 or (02) 838-3354, also (0917) 422-6800 or (0927) 675-1981

For More Emergency Assistance

  • AFP | http://www.afp.mil.ph | @TeamAFP | @Nolcom
  • Philippine Air Force | http://www.paf.mil.ph/
  • Philippine Army | http://www.army.mil.ph/| @hukbongkatihan
      • 15th Infantry Division’s Disaster Relief and Rescue Ops Team | (02) 845-9555 loc. 5745 and 5748
  • Philippine Coast Guard| http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/
      • Call (02) 527-3877, (02) 527-8481, 0917-724-3682, or 0917-PCG-DOTC
  • Philippine Navy | http://www.navy.mil.ph/
  • Bureau of Fire Protection| http://www.bfpresponse.gov.ph/
      • For NCR, call (02) 729-5166, (02) 410-6254, (02) 431-8859, or (02) 407-1230
      • For Region III (Central Luzon), call (045) 9634376
  • Emergency Services | Call hotline 112 or 911

For Official Government Updates

For Suspension Announcements (Schools / Work)

For Health-Related Concerns

For Other LGU-Related Concerns

  • DILG | http://www.dilg.gov.ph | @DILG
  • DSWD | http://www.dswd.gov.ph | @DSWDserve
      • For donations, call (02) 931-8101 to 07
  • DTI| http://www.dti.gov.ph
      • For price monitoring concerns, call (02) 751-3330
  • LGU Directory
  • Metro Manila Traffic and Public Safety Hotlines [via]
      • Cainta | Call (02) 646-0044 or (02) 655-7368 loc. 164
      • Las Piñas | Call (02) 874-5756, (02) 874-3957, or (02) 874-3927
      • Makati | Call (02) 844-3146 or (02) 819-3270
      • Mandaluyong | Call (02) 534-2993
      • Manila | Call (02) 527-3087
      • Marikina | Call (02) 646-1651
      • Pasig | Call (02) 643-0000 or (02) 724-5813
      • Taguig | Call (02) 838-4301 loc. 7112

For Traffic and Road Incidents + Inquiries

  • DPWH | http://www.dpwh.gov.ph | @dpwhco
      • Call (02) 304-3713
  • NLEX (North Luzon Expressway) | http://www.mntc.com/nlex/@nlextraffic
      • Call (02) 3-5000 or (02) 580-8910
  • SCTEX (Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway) | http://www.bcda.gov.ph/sctex | http://www.facebook.com/travelviaSCTEX
      • Call 0920-96-SCTEX (0920-9672839), (02) 362-2246, (02) 362-9997, or (045) 8652030
  • Skyway System | http://www.skyway.com.ph/ | @SkywaySOMCO
      • Call (02) 776-7777, 0915-6256231, or 0939-5006910 
  • SLEx (South Luzon Expressway) | http://sltc.ph/
      • For traffic related concerns, call (049) 508-SLEX (7539) or (02) 584-4389 ext. 332 and 333
      • For E-pass related concerns, call SOMCO/CMMTC hotline at (02) 776-7676 or (02) 776-7777

Electricity and Water

  • Manila Water | Call hotline 1627
  • Maynilad | Call hotline 1626 | @maynilad
  • MWSS | Call  (02) 888-8244
  • Meralco| http://www.meralco.com.ph/ | @meralco
      • Call hotline 16211 (call center)
      • SMS Messaging: 0920-9716211 for Smart or 0917-5516211 for Globe

Telecommunications

  • National Operator | Call hotline 109
  • International Operator | Call hotline 108
  • National Telecommunications Center | Call (02) 926-7722
  • PLDT disruption repair and service | Call hotline 173
  • Directory Assistance | Call hotline 187 or 114

Mobile Services and Libreng Tawag Centers

For Travel Concerns

  • DOT | http://www.tourism.gov.ph | @DOTPhilippines
      • For the assistance hotline, call 524
      • Tourist Hotline | Call (02) 524 1728 or (02) 524-1660
  • DOTC | http://www.dotc.gov.ph/
      • Call hotline 7890 or 0918-8848484
      • Philippine National Railways | Call (02) 287-3062
  • NAIA| Call (02) 877- 0000/1109
      • Flight Information | Call (02) 877-3327 or (02) 8771-3544
      • Domestic Airport | Call (02) 832-8566
  • Philippine Airlines | http://www.philippineairlines.com | @flyPAL
  • US Embassy Manila | @usembassymanila

For directory of government agencies online, please go here.

(Thank you, National Statistical Coordination BoardGovPHPhilippine Daily Inquirer and @mylittleways)

Updated as of 9 August 2012, 5:00 PM.

List of Government Agencies (Websites and Social Media Accounts)

Here is a list of government agencies and other people who can be reached online. Please note that this is a working directory, and might be edited as new information comes in. If you have updated contact details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us:

Officials

Communications

  • Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines | http://www.gov.ph/ | @govph
  • Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) | http://pcdspo.gov.ph | @pcdspo
  • Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) | http://www.pcoo.gov.ph
  • People’s Television | http://ptv.ph | http://www.facebook.com/PTVph | @PTVph

Departments

  • Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) | http://www.dar.gov.ph/ | @dargovph
  • Department of Budget and Management (DBM) | http://www.dbm.gov.ph
  • Department of Education (DepEd) | http://www.deped.gov.ph@DepEd_PH
  • Department of Energy (DOE) | http://www.doe.gov.ph
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) | http://www.denr.gov.ph/
  • Department of Finance (DOF) | http://www.dof.gov.ph
  • Department of Health (DOH) | http://www.doh.gov.ph | @DOHgovph
  • Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) | http://www.dilg.gov.ph | @DILG
  • Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) | http://www.dole.gov.ph
  • Department of Science and Technology (DOST) | http://www.dost.gov.ph
  • Department of Tourism (DOT) | http://www.tourism.gov.ph | @DOTPhilippines
  • Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) | http://www.dpwh.gov.ph | @dpwhco
  • Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) | http://www.dswd.gov.ph | @DSWDserve
  • Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) | http://www.dti.gov.ph
  • National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) | http://www.neda.gov.ph | @NEDAhq

Bureaus

  • Bureau of Customs (BOC) | http://www.customs.gov.ph
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) | http://www.bir.gov.ph/
  • Bureau of Immigration (BOI) | http://www.immigration.gov.ph/
  • Bureau of Local Employment | http://www.ble.dole.gov.ph/
  • Bureau of Labor Relations | http://www.blr.dole.gov.ph/
  • Bureau of the Treasury | http://www.treasury.gov.ph
  • Civil Service Commission (CSC) | http://www.csc.gov.ph
  • Commission on Higher Education (CHED) | http://www.ched.gov.ph | @PhCHED
  • Commission on Population | http://www.popcom.gov.ph/
  • Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau | http://www.laguna.net/~erdb/erdb.html
  • Environment Management Bureau | http://www.psdn.org.ph/emb/
  • Forest Management Bureau | http://www2.mozcom.com/~fmbdenr/
  • Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) | http://www.fnri.dost.gov.ph
  • Land Management Bureau | http://www.psdn.org.ph/denr/lmb/lmb.htm
  • Mines and GeoSciences Bureau | http://www.mgb.gov.ph/
  • Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) | http://www.psdn.org.ph/pawb/

Other Government Agencies and Offices

  • Board of Investments | http://www.boi.gov.ph/
  • Career Executive Service Board | http://www.cesboard.gov.ph/
  • Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions | http://www.sequel.net/~citem
  • Climate Change Commission | http://www.climate.gov.ph | @CCCommissionPh
  • Commission on Audit (COA) | http://www.coa.gov.ph
  • Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) | http://www.culturalcenter.gov.ph | @HUNIngCCP
  • Energy Regulatory Commission | http://www.erc.gov.ph/
  • Government Electronic Procurement System (G-EPS) | http://www.procurementservice.org
  • Institute for Labor Studies | http://www.ilsdole.gov.ph/
  • Laguna Lake Development Authority | http://www.llda.gov.ph/lldaweb.htm
  • Local Waters Utility Adminstration | http://www.lwua.gov.ph/
  • National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) | http://www.napc.gov.ph | @NAPC_ph
  • National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) | http://www.ncca.gov.ph/
  • National Conciliation and Mediation Board | http://www.ncmb.dole.gov.ph/
  • National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) | http://www.ndrrmc.gov.ph | @NDRRMC_Opcen
  • National Food Authority (NFA) | http://www.nfa.gov.ph
  • National Mapping and Resource Information Authority | http://www.namria.gov.ph
  • National Water Resources Board | http://www.nwrb.gov.ph
  • Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) | http://www.opapp.gov.ph | @OPAPP_peace
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) | http://www.owwa.gov.ph
  • Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) | http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/ | @dost_pagasa | @PAGASAFFWS (PAGASA-Flood Forecasting and Warning Section)
  • Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) | http://www.pdic.gov.ph
  • Philippine Center for Population and Development | http://www.pcpd.ph
  • Philippine Economic Zone Authority | http://www.peza.gov.ph/
  • Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHILHEALTH) | http://www.philhealth.gov.ph
  • Philippine Institute of Volcanology (PHIVOLCS) | http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/
  • Philippine Institute for Development Studies | http://www.pids.gov.ph
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) | http://www.poea.gov.ph/ | @poeaNews
  • Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) | http://www.ppa.gov.ph
  • Philippine Red Cross | http://www.redcross.org.ph | @philredcross
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) | http://www.sec.gov.ph
  • Social Security System (SSS) | http://www.sss.gov.ph
  • Science & Technology Education Network (STEdNet) | http://www.stednet.sei.dost.gov.ph
  • Tariff Commission | http://www.tariffcommission.gov.ph/
  • Technology Livelihood and Resource Center | http://www.tlrc.gov.ph/
  • Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) | http://www.tesda.gov.ph

Police / Defense

  • Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) | http://www.afp.mil.ph | @TeamAFP
  • Northern Luzon Command, AFP | http://facebook.com/NorthernLuzonCommandAFP | @Nolcom
  • Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) | http://mmda.gov.ph | email@mmda.gov.ph | Hotline 136 | @MMDA
  • Philippine Air Force | http://www.paf.mil.ph/
  • Philippine Army | http://www.army.mil.ph/
  • Philippine Coast Guard | http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/
  • Philippine National Police (PNP) | http://www.pnp.gov.ph | @pnppio
  • Philippine Navy | http://www.navy.mil.ph/

More Links

SOURCE: Thank you, National Statistical Coordination Board and GovPH.

Updated as of 9 August 2012, 12: 26 AM.

List of NGOs, Schools, Media and Other Businesses (Websites and Social Media Accounts)

Here is a list of non-governmental organizations, schools, media outfits and other people and businesses who can be reached online. Please note that this is a working directory, and might be edited as new information comes in. If you have updated contact details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us:

Schools

Drugstores

HMO

Hospitals

  • Asian Hospital and Medical Center | http://www.asianhospital.com/ | @asianhospital
      • For emergencies, call (02) 876-5739 to 5741
  • Capitol Medical Center | http://www.capitolmedical.org/ | Call (02) 372-3825 to 44
  • Cardinal Santos Medical Center | http://cardinalsantos.com.ph/ | Call (02) 727-0001
  • Delos Santos-STI Medical Center | http://www.megaclinic.com.ph/ | Call (02) 637-9661 to 68 (Megaclinic)
  • Fatima Medical Center | http://www.fumc.com.ph/
  • Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center | Call (02) 711-9491 or (02) 732-1071
  • Lung Center of the Philippines | http://www.lcp.gov.ph/
  • Makati Medical Center | http://www.makatimed.net.ph/ | Call (02) 8888-999
  • Manila Doctors’ Hospital | http://www.maniladoctors.com.ph/ | Call (02) 524-3011
  • The Medical City | http://www.themedicalcity.com/ | @askTMC
      • For emergencies, call (02) 988-1000 or (02) 988-7000
  • National Kidney and Transplant Institute | http://www.nkti.gov.ph/| Facebook
      • For emergencies, call (02) 981-0300, (02) 981-0400 local 1430/1431
  • Philippine Children’s Medical Center | http://www.pcmc.org.ph/
  • Philippine Heart Center | http://www.phc.gov.ph/
  • Philippine General Hospital | http://www.pgh.gov.ph/ | Call (02) 554-8400
  • Philippine Orthopedic Center | Call (02) 712-6871 to 74
  • Quezon City General Hospital | Call (02) 920-5002
  • Quirino Memorial Medical Center | Call (02) 421-2250
  • St. Luke’s Medical Center| http://www.stluke.com.ph/ (QC) | http://www.stlukesmedicalcenter.com.ph/ (Global City)
      • Trunkline: (02) 723-0101
      • Emergency room: (02) 725-2328
  • UST Hospital | http://www.usthospital.com.ph/ | Call (02) 731-3001
  • List of hospitals in Metro Manila
  • List of hospitals in the Philippines

NGOs

Media

Updated as of 9 August 2012, 5:00 PM.

Typhoon Sendong: Price Watch on Medicines, Water and other goods

This is an extensive research done by volunteer @mjeansaberon and sent to us via e-mail. Reposting important details below:

 

WATER
[Research done in a Puregold branch in Starmall]

  • The cheapest ones are the bottled water packaged exclusively for PureGold. Very cheap compared to other well-known bottled water labels.
  • Aqualife – Purified Drinking Water (volume and price per bottle)
    • 1L – Php 12.50
    • 500ml – Php 7.80
    • 330ml – Php 6.50
    • 250ml – Php 5
  • Aqualized – Mineral Water (volume and price per bottle)
    • 500ml – Php 7.35
    • 330ml – Php 6.20
  • Based on their carton packaging, there is a total of 12L per carton regardless of bottle water capacity. Basically, 12KGs. The 12L setup seems applicable to other well-known bottled water labels. Summit water has a 6L/gallon container. There are 3 containers per carton packaging so that’s a total of 18L per box. The price should be around 50 pesos per gallon.

MEDICINE
[Research done in a branch of Generic Pharmacy (GP) in Starmall; medical supplies listed below are based on this post]

  1. Oral Rehydration Salts: Oral rehydration for adults and children (DUCOLITE and PEDIALITE, or HYDRITE)
    • Php 8.00 each – 250ml
    • (If I remember correctly, it was explained to me that DUCOLITE, PEDIALITE and HYDRITE are brand names)
  2. Antibiotics broad spectrum for adults and children
    • (I was asked which one actually since there are many kinds of antibiotics.)
  3. Anti tetanus TETANUSTOXIDE, so many have deep cuts
    • Not available.
    • (From what they explained to me, this is something like an IV pack and are usually available through hospitals. Or is it not generally available over-the-counter.)
  4. Cephalexin 500 mg capsule
    • Php 5.25 each capsule.
    • A pad contains 10 pieces.
  5. Cephalexin Suspension 250 mg/5 mL
    • Php 58.00
  6. Erythromycin Suspension 200 mg/5 mL
    • Php 77.00
  7. Cephalexin Drops
    • Php 36.00
  8. Paracetamol Drops
    • Php 24.00
  9. Paracetamol Syrup 120 mg/5 mL
    • What they have is the one in 125mg/5ml and it is Php 24.00.
  10. Paracetamol Tablets
    • Php 0.60 centavos each.
    • There are 100 pieces in a box, so it’ll only cost Php 60.00 to buy a box of paracetamol.
  11. Antacid Tablets and Suspensions
    • It is Php 150.00 for tablet in 200mg/100mg.
    • It is Php 46.00 for suspension in 200mg/100mg/120ml.
  12. Metronidazole Suspension
    • Php 29.20 for 125mg/60ml.
    • This is for amoebiasis.
  13. Metronidazole 500 mg Tablets
    • Php 2.00
  14. Carbocisteine Drops
    • Php 28.00
  15. Carbocisteine Syrup (125 mg/5 mL)
    • Php 28.00
  16. Carbocisteine 500 mg Capsules
    • Php 2.50
  17. Syringes Guage 23
    • Not available.
    • (It is most likely this is for the anti-tetanus according to one of their comments.)
  18. Cotrimoxazole 800 mg Tablets
    • Php 2.75
  19. Cotrimoxazole Suspension 200 mg/5 mL
    • Php 29.00
  20. Salbutamol Syrup
    • Php 26.00
    • This is for anti-asthma.
  21. Salbutamol Tablets
    • It is Php 0.75 centavos each for tablets in 2mg.
    • It is Php 1.00 each for tables in 4mg.
  22. Agua Oxenada
    • Php 13.00.
  23. Gauze pads
    • If not sterilized, it is Php 2.25.
    • If sterilized, it is Php 4.50.
  24. Iodine
    • Php 37.00
    • (I forgot the name they mentioned for the iodine but definitely used for wounds.)

Notes:

  • I forgot to note down which of the medicine is not sold over-the-counter for personal use since it requires doctor’s prescription. However, I was told I can still buy the medicine as OTC transaction if it’s for medical mission.
  • Anyway, I’ve been hearing on TV that medicines are still needed aside from water. I hope we get info which of the items above are more low in supply so it’s possible to have a small package shipped directly to groups with medical missions.

UNDERWEAR

  • I saw a kiosk in Starmall selling some undies for kids for the price of Php 50.00 for 3 pieces. I don’t know if that’s cheap but that should give many an idea what they can budget for underwear donations.

Thank you so much, @mjeansaberon! If any of our readers can contribute further to this post, please leave your comments below or send us an e-mail.

Updated as of 24 December 2011, 12:30 PM.

Typhoon Sendong: Collated Tweets re: Drives and Fundraisers

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding drives and fundraisers for areas affected by Typhoon Sendong. Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

DRIVES

  1. Department of Education
    • DepEd-CSCA appeals for Toys and School Supplies donations for schoolchildren victims of Typhoon Sendong
    • Contact Person: Sheila Flores, 0929-239-3913
    • The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs (DepEd-CSCA) is soliciting toys, books and other educational materials and supplies for the resumption of classes in Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City this January.
    • In December 2011, Typhoon Sendong left the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan with damaged school buildings, wet books, and empty libraries. DepEd-CSCA believes that whatever donations will be gathered from kindhearted individuals and organizations will help encourage kids to attend school and to help them recover from the trauma they have suffered.
    • This initiative is anchored on The Kindergarten Advocacy and Donation Project of DepEd-CSCA following the implementation of the Universal Kindergarten Program by DepEd Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC in connection with the K to 12 Basic Education Program.
    • For queries and coordination, please look for DepEd-CSCA Executive Director Joey G. Pelaez at the DepEd Central Office, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, with telephone numbers (02) 636-3603 or (02) 631-8495 or visit the DepEd-CSCA Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/csca.deped
  2. OMF Lit Bookshops
    • Give with books. Every book you’ve bought and will buy this month counts! We are allotting a part of our December sales to helping the flood victims.
    • Our Luzon bookshops are located at Boni Avenue, Il Terrazzo (Quezon City), Greenbelt 1, Pergola (BF Homes Paranaque). Visit omflit.com for more details.
  3. ONE CDO
    • ONE CDO relief center Dec23, 9AM-12mn, Kiosko DVsoria CDO.
    • Close to 60 local artists to perform on this all day donation drive.
  4. RockEd Iligan
    • Rock Ed has a potable water fund and underwear drive for CDO and Iligan.
    • Please donate in kind or in cash:
      • Account name: Rock Ed Philippines
      • BPI Loyola 3080.0073.44
  5. Swimbikerun.ph
  6. UP-PGH
    • Orphaned babies in CDO need breastmilk. The UP-PGH Lactation Unit and Human Milk Bank accepts milk drop-offs. Contact numbers are 0918-769-1662 or 554-8400 (local 3418). They will be closed for the holidays but the Neonatology doctor on duty can receive milk anytime, just contact local 3409.
    • For breastfeeding mothers from Quezon City who might want to help: On December 27 from 08:30AM to 5:30PM, the Medela House will resume as a drop-off point for breast milk donations. Address is at No. 29 1st Street, New Manila, QC. From there, the donations will be brought to the UP-PGH Milk Bank for pasteurization before being airlifted to CDO and Iligan, via Cebu Pacific (Reposted from EDUC Representative to the USC Paulina Miranda, via allen)

FUNDRAISERS

  1. UP Music Circle
    • HELP NORTHERN MINDANAO: A Benefit Concert and Donation Drive on December 27, 2011, 1:00PM onwards.
    • Please bring relief goods (bottled water, canned goods, rice and clothes). Proceeds and donations will go to the typhoon victims of CDO and Iligan.
    • It is at times like this that we can make a difference the most. Let’s help out our brothers and sisters from Northern Mindanao. Sa panahon ng pagdadamayan… Lahat Tayo, Iskolar Para Sa Bayan!
    • Here is the link to the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/263139140414748/

Updated as of 16 January 2012, 10:30 PM.