Advisory #4 - Relief Assistance for the Victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda

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(as of 14 November 2013)

1. Medical Missions to Typhoon Affected Areas are ON HOLD

Please be informed that medical missions to the typhoon devastated areas in the Philippines are ON HOLD as there are already quite a number of them. Please wait for future advisory on when they will be resumed.

2. Assistance Needed

Assistance teams for the restoration of basic services (e.g. power, water, communication, etc.) and infrastructure are needed more.

Priority assistance is also on the following and the means to deliver them:

a. Food (preferably ready-to-eat)
b. Water
c. Water purifier
d. Water containers
e. Tents and other temporary shelters
f. Blankets, pillows, towels, etc.
g. Hygiene kits
h. Cooking apparatus and utensils
i. Power generators
j. Medicines and medical supplies (provided they meet the Department of Health standards)

3. Monetary donations may be sent to:

a) National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC)

Account name: NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account Numbers:
0435-021927-030 (Peso Account)
0435-021927-530 (Dollar Account)
Swift Code: DBPHPHMM Account No. 36002016
Bank 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, Q.C.
Contact Nos. (632) 421-1920; 911-5061 up to 65 local 116
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

b) 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; cell no. (632) 918-628-1897

c) Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC)
Tel: (642) 527-0000

Banco De Oro Philippine National Bank
Peso: 00-453-0018647 Peso: 3752-8350-0034
Dollar: 10-453-0039482 Dollar: 3752-8350-0042
Swift Code: BNORPHMM Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Metrobank Unionbank of the Philippines
Peso: 151-3-041631228 Peso: 1015-4000-0201
Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2 Dollar: 1315-4000-0090
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM Swift Code: UBPHPHMM

d) Handang Tumulong Foundation, Inc. (HTFI), New Jersey

Handang Tumulong is a 501 c(3) tax-exempt organization (Tax ID: 27-1805860) and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Check should be payable to Handang Tumulong Foundation and mailed to P.O. Box 2743 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. Please indicate in memo "For Typhoon Yolanda Relief".

Contact persons: Ms. Lita Peña - cell no.: 1-201-232-1742
Ms. Carmen Flores – cell no.: 201-993-1158
Ms. Nelsie Parado – cell no.: 201-960-7965

e) Caritas Manila

Peso bank accounts (Account Name: Caritas Manila, Inc.)
BPI #3063-5357-01
BDO #5600-45905
UNION BANK #00-030-001227-5
METROBANK #175-3-17506954-3

For donations in USD, through wire transfer to:
BPI #3064-0033-55 (swift code BOPIPHMM)
PNB #10-856-660002-5 (swift code PNBMPHMM)

f) Philippine Jesuits Foundation (PJF)

For online donation, please go to

The Philippine Jesuit Foundation (PJF) in New York also accepts donations by check. Please write in the memo "Yolanda Calamity Fund" and mail it to:

The Philippine Jesuit Foundation
39 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028

PJF is a charitable organization under section 501(c)3 of the US Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

g. Ayala Foundation

For online donation, please go to

h. ABS-CBN Foundation International

• Put "Typhoon Yolanda Relief" in the memo and send check to:

ABS-CBN Foundation International
150 Shoreline Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065

• For online donation, please go to

i. GMA Kapuso Foundation

• For online donation, please go to

j. Gawad Kalinga USA

For online donation, please go to

k. National National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA)

Monetary donations can be made through PayPal on its website.

NaFFAA has been designated by the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation ( as the lead organization in the U.S. to coordinate PRDF's reconstruction efforts among Filipino American communities in support of Filipinos who are in emergency needs brought about by recent calamities in the Philippines.

l. US-Philippine Society

Monetary donations can be made through PayPal on its website.

4. Donors may also send their donations to other private foundations, charity and church-based organizations and other non-government organizations that they know and trust in the Philippines and are willing to partner with them to assist the victims of super typhoon Yolanda.

A. Donations in Kind

1. Relief goods and supplies may be sent to the following:

a. Afya Foundation

The Foundation is gathering goods for shipment out of its Yonkers warehouse and requests the public provide supplies, donate funds and/or help sort through and package goods collected for shipment to the Philippines. For a list of needed medical and humanitarian supplies, visit Afya's website at

All goods should be donated/delivered to the Afya Foundation warehouse, located at

140 Saw Mill River Road
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-920-5081

Donors planning a drop off at the warehouse are encouraged to call first to schedule their delivery.

Goods will be turned over ABS-CBN Foundation and the Philippine National Red Cross.

b. LBC
FREE shipment of relief donations to the typhoon-affected areas by until 23 November 2013. Goods will be turned over to the Philippine National Red Cross.
Boxes should be addressed to:

Ms. Melissa Ann Matarubbo
LBC Hangar
General Aviation Center, Domestic Airport
Pasay City, Metro Manila
Tel. no. 1-800-338-5424


1. 480 Westside Avenue, Jersey City, NJ; T: 1-201-434-8454
2. Bell Shipping, 108 Alturia St., Buffalo NY 14220; T: 1-716-604-7969
3. Hummingbird Forwarder, 129 Dana Avenue, Albany NY 12208
T: 1-518-364-3125
4. Door-to-Door through LBC
No. 6 Rebecca Drive, Apalachin, NY 13732; T: 1-607-625-5602

c. RDR Cargo Express
FREE shipment of relief donations to the typhoon-affected areas. Goods will be shipped to ABS-CBN (Sagip Kapamilya) and GMA Foundation until 30 November 2013.


1. 39-12 A 63rd St., Woodside, NY 1137; T: 347-459-2760
2. 76 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield NJ 07621; T: 201-338-4704
3. 449 Hoboken Avenue, Jersey City, T: 201-471-8262

2. Drop-Off Points of Relief Supplies

Relief supplies may be dropped off at the following places in New Jersey:

a. PHILCOM Center Foundation.
Address: 124 Mallory Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304
Contact Persons: Carmen Flores - 201-993-1158
Monico Rabara - 201-988-5092
b. Pan American Concerned Citizens Action League, Inc. (PACCAL)
Address: 380 Monmouth Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
Contact Person: Linda Mayo - 201-388-1260
Drop-off hours: 2 pm – 6 pm

For all other queries, please send message to the Philippine Consulate General at email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Thank you.