Typhoon Juan / Megi: Relief Efforts

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding Typhoon Juan relief efforts. 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.

Fast Facts

  • Typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) was a category 4 typhoon with maximum wind speeds at 215 km/h. [source]
  • Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) dropped 455mm (17.5 in) of rain on Metro Manila on 26 September 2009. [source]
  • Pepeng (international name: Parma) dropped heavy rains on Northern Luzon and made landfall three times.
  • Text of Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, passed in the wake of Ondoy. (PDF) Part 1 (http://bit.ly/ah9VOB); Part 2 (http://bit.ly/d1S0gf) [via @lawinnovations] [07/13 13:07]
  • #Typhoon #Juan #Megi world’s strongest typhoon for 2010: http://bit.ly/9hJG51 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/18 13:24]
  • Typhoon Megi/Juan is strongest storm in world only since 2005, and strongest storm in Pacific since 1990. [via CNN]

HOTLINES

  • DSWD-CAR’s Quick Action Response Team on Duty, disaster operation hotline numbers (074) 444-3209, 3043949 and 442-7917 [via @dswdserve] [10/18 15:18]
  • Laoag-based Ilocos Center for Research, Empowerment and Development (ICRED) hotine 077-7731031 http://bit.ly/dywDRj [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:47]
  • Tuguegarao-based Center for Relief and Rehabilitation Services (CRRS) hotline 078-8462758 #Juan #Megi [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:46]
  • Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services hotline 074-4426108 http://bit.ly/c2eFRv [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:45]
  • Philippine Red Cross hotlines: [via @tonyocruz] [10/18 13:34]
    • 078-6223248, 0918-8618432 (Isabela)
    • 078-8462881 (Cagayan)
    • 074-4424036, 0919-5603314 (Baguio)
  • Emergency hotlines (via abs-cbnnews.com/weather) http://ow.ly/2UXPT [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/18 13:06]
  • PRC Chairman Richard J. Gordon alerts all Philippine Red Cross staff & volunteers for Typhoon Juan’s possible onslaught.Call us at 527-0000. [via @philredcross] [10/18 12:58]

CALL FOR RELIEF

  • Admit One
    • Reminding everyone to drop off relief goods tomorrow night at Admit One in Sagu… http://kvs.co/1q7T [via @patriciamalay] [10/19 21:29]
  • Gawad Kalinga
    • We are continuously accepting donations. Your generosity will provide hope and roofs(literally) to the destructed homes. [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/21 18:07]
    • Ways on how you can be involved and donate:http://gk1world.com/give-to-the-victims #labankayJuanparakayJuan [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/21 17:20]
    • For donation/volunteer inquiries, call GK Secretariat at 718 1738 to 41 and 0932 976 6175/0917 523 9777. [via @GawadKalingaHQ] [10/19 21:00]
    • Gawad Kalinga needs trucks bound for Isabella. Time of Departure is at 2AM later from Puregold Shaw. [via @LakanBautista] [10/19 18:38]
    • GK OPERATION WALANG IWANAN ACTIVATED! Please gather donations of food,clothes,toiletries,cleaning mats: pala,piko w… http://twtw.co/a5m08o [via @JeanneCarmel] [10/18 19:50]
  • Philippine Red Cross
    • Volunteer Alert: We need volunteers to pack relief goods today at Philippine Red Cross http://wp.me/pW0QH-1p [via @macoiykolokoy] [10/19 11:30]
    • Repacking of relief goods at 1:00 PM today in Port Area, Manila. Need volunteers! For more info, Call us at (02)527-0862.Thanks! [via @philredcross] [10/19 09:45]
  • RockEd Philippines
    • If you want to donate clothes for Isabela. Here are the donation points. (7pm onward) http://bit.ly/bgXfyl [via @GangBadoy] [10/21 17:56]
    • DONATE CLOTHES for N. Luzon- Here are the drop off points. We need more volunteers to collect & drive to QC. http://bit.ly/bgXfyl CALL! [via @rockedradio] [10/20 02:20]
    • DONATE CLOTHES for Northern Luzon (na tinamaan ng Typhoon Juan) Drop off at BOROUGH @ the Podium. Look for BUTCH. Wed-Friday. (Pasig) [via @rockedradio] [10/20 01:58]
    • CLOTHES ONLY. Drop-off points: Route 196 (QC) and Saguijo (Makati). You may also drop off clothes in NU 107 on Thursdays ONLY. [via @rockedradio] [10/19 16:51]
  • Serve the People Brigade
    • JUN VERZOLA: Serve the People Brigade members start mobilizing volunteers from Baguio-Benguet communities for quick response to emergencies. [via @gmanewstv] [10/18 19:01]

OTHER RELIEF NEWS

  • Dinky, Angel seek aid volunteers via Twitterhttp://bit.ly/dlTx9C [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/21 02:09]
  • VIDEO: Saksi: US gives $100,000 in aid for typhoon ‘Juan’ victims http://bit.ly/bpITqi [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/20 00:43]
  • Isabela gov seeks help for battered province http://bit.ly/90sxDn [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 22:07]
  • RP to get UN support in ‘Juan’s’ wake http://goo.gl/9fqK [via @ANCALERTS] [10/19 21:56]
  • NATION: US, Sen. Pangilinan extend help to ‘Juan’ victims http://bit.ly/cFpnRN [via @GMANewsOnline] [10/19 19:54]
  • [OFW] Fil-Am groups up to help “Juan” victimshttp://bit.ly/8Yf5qL [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/19 17:03]
  • MANILA – Senator Pangilinan releases P10 million of his Priority Development Assistance Fund for typhoon relief. [via @sunstaronline] [10/19 16:54]
  • Catholic dioceses ready to extend relief goods http://goo.gl/fb/JRgTC [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/19 02:37]

SITUATIONER

  • Nababaha.com – Flood Hazard Map
  • National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council Situation Reports, Flood Bulletins + http://bit.ly/9DgfjX [via @CrisisMappers] [10/19 02:09]
  • #Philippines #GIS Data: Detailed Google Map Maker (shapefiles & kmls) to support relief efforts http://bit.ly/aOKthR [via @CrisisMappers] [10/19 02:06]
  • Maps: Super Typhoon #Megi 17.4 N, 123.2 E (08:00 HKT 10/18) http://bit.ly/cXTRuB via @HKObservatory [via @CrisisMappers] [10/18 12:59]

Other Typhoon Juan important links:

Updated as of  6:23 PM 21 October 2010.

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