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"On November 8, Super Typhoon Haiyan—known as Yolanda in the Philippines—made five landfalls in the central Philippines, bringing 315 kph strong winds and heavy rains that have resulted in storm surges, flooding, landslides, and widespread damage."

Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
A general shot shows houses destroyed by the strong winds caused by Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City. AFP
Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
FLATTENED. Reports say that 100% of the structures in Guiuan, Eastern Samar are damaged. All photos - credit: AFP Central Command
Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
Images coming out of devastated areas, isolated on Friday by the breakdown of communication facilities, show the extent of the devastation caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” Visayans, including these girls in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu province, are still in a daze in the aftermath of the supertyphoon. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS
Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
A Filipino father and his children wait for food relief outside their makeshift tent in the supertyphoon-devastated city of Tacloban, in the Philippines' Leyte province, on Nov. 10, 2013. Dennis M. Sabangan / EPA
APPEND Inc.

 

Dear Friends,

Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) left so much devastation in Central Philippines. Around 10 million people were affected in 41 (out of 81) provinces in the Philippines. As of this writing, over 10,000 are feared dead and the death toll may even rise, thousands are still missing and scores of thousand people have been displaced by the strongest typhoon in the world and in the history of the Philippines.

http://ph.news.yahoo.com/more-10-000-feared-dead-typhoon-ravaged-philippines-025525337.html

Check out some photos:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/alisonvingiano/survivors-of-typhoon-haiyan-share-photos-and-videos-of-devas

Our group, APPEND Inc. is composed of micro-enterprise development organizations, micro-entrepreneurs and farmers in the Philippines. For more than 25 years, APPEND has been involved in poverty reduction using the platforms of micro-enterprise development, community development programs, micro-finance, leadership training, value chain development, education, promotion and practice of social solidarity economy and values transformation program.

We are serving close to three million poor people through our 400 branch offices in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. About 50% of our micro entrepreneurs live in Central Philippines (Visayas Region), which was ravaged by typhoon Yolanda. We have over 53 branch offices operating since 1987 in areas badly hit by Haiyan/Yolanda. 16 staff are reported missing in two of our branches including one branch manager. We do not have full information yet from our other Visayas branch offices and countless number members in most areas where power and communications lines are still down. We have started giving away economic assistance to our people and we're bringing some items like food, medicines, solar lights with phone chargers to affected areas.

We appeal for your prayers for our people especially comfort to those who lost their homes, children, mothers, fathers and immediate relatives. Please also support us in our reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts. You can send your in-kind or cash donations through the following:

For MONETARY DONATIONS

Cash or Check:
Please send cash or check donations to APPEND Inc.
at Suites F&G 21F Strata 100 Building, F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605 PHILIPPINES
(Tel. +63.2.6366957, +63.2.6389364 to 65)

Bank Deposit:
Peso Account
Savings Account No. 002860124779
Account Name:  APPEND, INC.
Bank Name:  Banco de Oro Universal Bank
Branch:  Ground Floor, Strata 100 Building, F. Ortigas Jr. Road,
Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal:

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Dollar Account
USD Savings Acct. No.   6794-0982-02
Account Name:   APPEND, INC.
Bank Swift Code:  BOPIPHMM
Bank Name:  BPI Family Savings Bank
Branch:  Ground Floor Agustin I Building, F. Ortigas Jr. Road,
Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines
Tel. No. (632) 6345768

To be properly acknowledged for your donations and for us to be able to issue official receipts, kindly fax the bank transaction slip to +63.2.6348427 or email a scanned copy to appendnetwork@gmail.com,  with your name, address, and contact details.

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For IN-KIND DONATIONS

Local - for Cebu, Negros, Leyte and Samar victims
APPEND
c/o Kabalikat para sa Maunlad na Buhay Inc. (KMBI)
3rd Floor CBT Condominium
60 West Avenue, Quezon City

Local - for Negros victims
APPEND
c/o Katuwang Resource Center Inc. (KRCI)
Door No. 4, MACRIS Bldg.
San Sebastian cor. Lopez Jaena Sts.,
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

Local - for Iloilo, Palawan, Aklan, Capiz, Samar, Leyte, Bohol victims
APPEND
c/o Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI)
TSKI National Headquarters
National Highway, Brgy. Mali-ao, Pavia, Iloilo City

Local - for Cebu victims
APPEND
c/o Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI)
1504 Abellanosa Compound
Poblacion Pardo, Cebu city

Local - for Bohol victims
APPEND
c/o Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI)
Sarabia-Co-Torralba Bldg.,
Espuelas Street, Tagbilaran City, Bohol

International
While we appreciate your generosity,
we prefer cash donations
(to cut on freight and storage expenses for pick-up arrangements),
or door-to-door delivery of in-kind donations.

Thank you so much and more blessings,

Sincerely,

DR. VIRGINIA “JENG” P. JUAN
APPEND President/CEO


"He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, And He will pay back what he has given."
Prov 19:17 NKJV