Advisory on Donations for the Victims of Typhoon Pablo (International Name: Bopha)

Following the devastation and loss of lives caused by Typhoon “Pablo” (international codename: Bopha) in southern Philippines, President Benigno Aquino III recently signed Proclamation No. 522, declaring a State of National Calamity, which “will hasten the rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government and the private sector including any international humanitarian assistance.”

According to the NDRRMC Update on 10 December 2012, there have been 647 casualties and 1,482 injured, while 780 remain missing. There has been a total of 70,869 damaged houses and 487,364 families affected. The affected population includes 5,412,140 persons in 1,928 barangays, 249 municipalities, 38 cities and 30 provinces of Regions IV-B, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII and CARAGA.

The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo wishes to inform the public that voluntary cash or money donations for the victims of Typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) may be remitted to the bank accounts listed below:

National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Center (NDRRMC)
Account name: NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account number: 0435-021927-130 (Peso); 0435-021927-530 (Dollar)
Swift code: DBPHPHMM
Account no.: 36002016
Address: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Camp 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 numbers: (+632) 421-1920; 911-5061 to 65 local 116

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Account number: 3124-0055-81
Bank Branch Address: Land Bank of the Philippines, Batasan, Quezon City, Philippines
Contact Person: Ms. Fe Catalina Ea, Cash Division
Contact numbers: (+632) 931-8101 local 226; cell phone/mobile (+63)918-628-1897

Philippine Red Cross (PRC)

Bank accounts for Donations

Banco de Oro
Peso: 00-453-0018647
Dollar: 10-453-0039482
Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Peso: 151-3-041631228
Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Philippine National Bank
Peso: 3752 8350 0034
Dollar: 3752 8350 0042
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Unionbank of the Philippines
Peso: 1015 4000 0201
Dollar: 1315 4000 0090
Swift Code: UBPHPHMM