According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), the death toll resulting from super typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) as of 12 November 2013 has risen to 1,774, injured people were tallied at 2,487 while 82 are considered missing. Statistics from the NDRRMC showed that a total of 6,937,229 persons were affected in 7,488 barangays 39 provinces across Regions IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI and CARAGA.

Total cost of assistance provided by the DSWD, DOH, LGUs, and NGOs to the affected areas is at PhP30,675,776.21. The provinces of Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan and Palawan were declared under the State of National Calamity.

In the wake of the devastation and loss of lives, homes and property caused by the typhoon, the Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen would like to inform the public that relief operations and collection of donations by government instrumentalities and several NGOs are ongoing.

In this regard, interested parties who wish to send donations to the victims may do so through the following channels:

1. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

Account name: NDRRMC Donated Funds

Account no.: 0435-021927-030 (Peso Account)

0435-021927-530 (Dollar Account)

Swift Code: DBPHPMM Account #36002016

Address: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Camp Aguinaldo Branch, PVAO Compound, Camp Aguinaldo Compound, Quezon City 1110, Philippines

Contact Nos.: (+632) 4211920; 9115061 up to 65 local 116

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

Account no.: 3124-0055-81

Address: Cash Division, Landbank of the Philippines, Batasan, Quezon City branch

Focal person: Ms. Fe Catalina Ea

Contact Nos.: (+632) 931-8101 loc 226 Mobile no.: (+639) 186281897

3. Philippine Red Cross - Bank Accounts for Donations

Banco De Oro: Peso: 00-453-0018647

Dollar: 10-453-0039482; Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Metrobank: Peso: 151-3-041631228

Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2; Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Philippine National Bank: Peso: 375283500034

Dollar: 375083500042; Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

UnionBank: Peso: 101540000201

Dollar: 131540000090; Swift Code: UBPHPHMM

Donations in kind may be sent to the DSWD NATIONAL Resource Operations Center, Chapel Road, Pasay City, Tel. No. +63-918-930 2356. As of this writing, the DSWD has not lifted its prohibition of donations of used clothing. END.