Typhoon Pedring: An update on Navotas Cemetery Community
On late September 2011, Typhoon Pedring caused devastation in the Philippines, displacing thousands of families. According to an update by the Philippine Community Fund (PCF), “1,108 families (and growing) have been affected by the typhoon and have been evacuated to local baranggay halls and in the PCF Navotas building. Many are still in the evacuation centers because they have no more homes to go back to.
28 PCF staff were also affected. 5 lost their homes.”
“PCF used its stocks and initial donations received to provide hot meals, food and clothes
parcels to 600 families which will help them get though one or two days. There are still more families who need assistance, and we appeal to you for the continued donations ofthe following:
– rice / bigas
– coffee, sugar, food packets
– clothes for both children and adults
– blankets and sleeping mats / banig
– cooking materials and utensils to be given to the families so they can prepare their own
– cash donations for the purchase of the above, LPG consumption, shelter rehabilitation
Donations can be made through PCF’s website at https://donate.p-c-f.org/ or you can
phone the office on 01489 790 219 or send a cheque made payable to PCF and marked ‘Typhoon Appeal’ to PCF, PO Box 294, Hedge End, Southampton SO15 1JH..
For any other queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org”