Friday, December 08, 2006

Let us help Bicol

In the wake of typhoon Reming codename: Durian...

AGAP BIKOL and Tabang sa Kabikolan (UP-Diliman) extended.

Reports from Civil Defense Officials as of December 6, 2006
- 526 dead mostly around Mayon volcano and another 740 missing
- 1.54 million people affected nearly 83,000 of whom sought refuge at evacuation centers
- More than 250,000 damaged houses and damage to buildings, infrastructure and agriculture placed at P1.6 billion
- Power facilities in Albay valued at about P200 million destroyed and power restoration may take more than six (6) months (Albay Electric Coop)

Those who want to donate via the Jesuit Society and Ateneo de Naga please see Fr. Jboy's blog and if you are in the UP Diliman area you can also donate thru UPSCA contact information please click here.

You can also help through the Philippine National Red Cross and Red Crescent Society please click here.

I also heard that if you donate through HSBC they will make a match donation peso by peso.

There are many avenues we can extend our love to our brothers in the Bicol Region.

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