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Caritas Manila releases P 6 M for Maring and flood victims

As of August 22, 2013, Caritas Manila, the lead social service agency of the Catholic Church has released PhP 6 million for relief efforts for families affected by Typhoon Maring and monsoon flooding.  

Around 16,000 families have received Caritas Damayan Emergency Relief Packs distributed by Caritas Manila using the Catholic Church’s extensive network of volunteers. These relief packs together with 200 boxes of medicines, hygiene bags (containing soaps, detergents, toothpaste etc.), 200 sacks of clothes, were distributed in the parishes heavily affected by Typhoon Maring and flooding caused by monsoon rains in Metro Manila and in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, and Bataan.

Each Caritas Damayan Emergency Relief Pack contain five kilos of rice, about 6 to 9 canned foods, biscuits, instant noodles, coffee and mineral water.

Caritas Damayan is the  Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Program of Caritas Manila. Quick-Response Emergency Relief is one of the major tasks of Caritas Damayan.

Caritas Damayan disaster appeal to help habagat victims ongoing calamity

God Bless your generosity. God loves a cheerful giver
(2 Cor. 9).

Caritas Manila’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Program, please deposit to Peso bank accounts:

BPI #3063-5357-01
BDO #5600-45905
PNB #10-856-660001-7
UNION BANK #00-030-001227-5
METROBANK #175-3-17506954-3

You may also DONATE by visiting
www.caritas manila.org.ph or call 562-0020 to 25. You can also drop off your donations in parish or if accessible from your place: Radio Veritas West Ave. cor. EDSA, or in Caritas Manila 2002 Jesus St., Pandacan, Manila. You may also donate online through RCAM’s U-share Donation Program by clicking the link: http://www.rcam.org/take-action.

We encourage our brothers and sisters in the media and press to cover Caritas Manila activities or interview Fr. Anton CT Pascual, Executive Director of Caritas Manila. Please get in touch with Caritas Manila, 5620020 to 25 (locals 24, 27, and 13) and look for either Gilda Avedillo, Choy Gagalac, Gina Santos or Tam de Ocampo. (email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )