How You Can Help: Philippines Relief Efforts Underway

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Officials say the death toll in the wake of the typhoon that ripped through the country Friday could reach 10,000.

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms on record.

The path of destruction and devastation is vast.

The CBS2/KCAL9 Assignment Desk lists the following agencies, banks and organizations that are accepting financial aid for people affected by the typhoon.

• National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)
Account Name : NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account Numbers:  0435-021927-530 (US $ Account);
Swift Code : DBPHPHMM Account #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
Contact Number: (632) 421-1920;911-5061 to 65 local 116
Email : accounting@ocd.gov.ph; website : http://www.ndrrmc.gov.ph

International Relief Teams

• 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
Contact No.: (632)931-8101 local 226; CP(632)918-628-1897
Website: http://www.dswd.gov.ph

• Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
http://www.redcross.org.ph; Tel. (632)527-0000
Banco De Oro: 10-453-0039482;
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Metrobank: 151-2-15100218-2;
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM
Philippine National Bank: 3752 8350 0042;
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM
Unionbank of the Philippines: 1315 4000 0090;
Swift Code: UBPHPHMM

• The Filipino Disciples Christian Church of Los Angeles is also accepting donations. Click here for more information about their fundraising effort.

The Consulate also urges the Filipino community to follow developments on the relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government through NDRRMC official website (www.ndrrms.gov.ph) and the Official Gazette of the Philippine Government http://www.gov.ph).

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