Safety Measures

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

It has been a devastating week for us, Filipinos. It has been raining non-stop which lead to flood all over Luzon and Metro Manila. A lot of my "kababayans" were stranded on the road, the malls, etc. We also lost some of our people. Please pray for our country because as of now the rain has stopped but we will be expecting heavy downpour again later.

Anyways, I would like to share some photos I got from Twitter that will show safety precautions, emergency hotlines, etc. Please save them and share them:

FROM GLOBE: Need emergency credits? For Globe/TM subs., text GTSOS to 3733 for 3 emer. credits. Upon reload, P4 will be deducted from it.

FROM REDCROSS: If you need to be rescued, call 143 and 527-0000. Put a white blanket outside your house so rescuers can locate where you are.

Here are some ways how you can help our unfortunate brothers and sisters:

FROM GLOBE: We are waiving our transaction fees for donations made via G-Cash. To donate, text DONATE <4 -digit="-digit" m-pin="m-pin"> REDCROSS to 2882

PHILIPPINE RED CROSS: The email address that we are using for Paypal is

DLSU-COSCA CALL FOR HELP: Each family is in need of the following:


• 10 kilos of rice• 6 canned goods• Dried fish• Mung beans• 1 kilo sugar• Cooking or vegetable Oil• Coffee• Milk• Bottled water• Vegetable Noodles

NON-FOOD ITEMS• Old and new clothes (pants, t-shirts, shorts, underwear)• Plastic sheets• Sleeping mats• Blankets• Kitchen utensils• Medicines• Water containers• Laundry soaps• Sanitary napkins (for women/ladies)• Tissue• Construction materials for housing repairs• Fishing nets (for fisher folks)• Seeds (for farmers)

Donations may be sent through CENTER FOR SOCIAL CONCERN AND ACTION (COSCA) of DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY. You may call telephone number 523-41-43 look for Miss Lilia Barrona or Miss Jennifer Santos. You may also visit our office at COSCA Office, 4th floor, SPS Building, De La Salle University, Manila. For inquiries kindly text or call our Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRRM) Program Coordinator Miss Maria Isabel Lanada at 0920-206-04-97

GAWAD KALINGA: To those who can't join us in our relief ops, you can donate online. It only costs P230.00/food pack. Click --

You can help in every way you can.

If you are stuck at home like me, just spread the word to all.
You can also help contacting and rescuing people by sending their names, address and contact no. as said above.

God bless everyone!

(Photos & Details: Twitter)

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