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Typhoon Sendong (Washi) Appeal

December 20, 2011

ADVISORY: ?"Tabang Sendong Appeal"

The Embassy of the Philippines in London expresses sympathy and condolences to the families of those who were affected by storm Sendong (international name: Washi) that battered Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro City over the weekend.

In the spirit of solidarity, the Embassy enjoins all individuals and Filipino organizations in the United Kingdom to set aside cash donations to assist victims of the disaster in the two cities and their barangays.?

The following institutions are accepting cash donations to help, in equal priority, victims in Iligan and Cagayan de Oro,?through their Philippine bank accounts:

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Let's be generous this Christmas Season and help our less fortunate kababayans affected by Typhoon Sendong.

Please disseminate the information to your family, friends, colleagues and members of your organization.

1. Xavier University Cagayan de Oro City (care of Fr. Roberto "Bobby" Yap, SJ, friend of the Filipino community and former scholar in the UK)
Account name: Xavier University
Account number: 9331-0133-63
Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands, Cagayan de Oro- Divisoria Branch
(note: those who wish to receive receipts for their donations, kindly email??with details of their donations, i.e. donor's name, receiving branch, date of remittance, amount)

2.La Salle Academy Iligan City (care of Bro. Raffy Reyes)
Account name: La Salle Academy

Account number: 9353-0377-62
Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands, Quezon Ave. cor. Lluch St., Iligan City (swift code: BOPIPHMM)
(note: those who wish to receive receipts for their donations, kindly email??and??with digital copy of their remittance receipt)

3. Philippine Red Cross?
Account name: Philippine Red Cross
Account number: 00-453-0018647
Bank: Banco de Oro (swift code: BNORPHMM)
(those who wish to receive receipts for their donations, kindly email??with details of their donation, i.e. donor's name, date of remittance, amount and digital copy of their remittance receipt)

The following UK-based remittance institutions have offered to send the public's remittance to Xavier University, La Salle Academy and Philippine Red Cross free of remittance charges:

1. Gem Remittance (Global Express Money Remittance)
11-12 Hogarth Place, Earl's Court
London SW5 0QT
Tel. No.
Mobile No.

2. iRemit Global Remittance Ltd.
1st Floor, Orchard House
167-169 High Street Kensington
London W8 6SH
Tel. No.

The Embassy conveys its appreciation to the Filipino community in the United Kingdom for the expression of support and cooperation as the Filipino people deal with this great loss of lives and property.?



Embassy of the Philippines, London
18 December 2011

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