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Flood victims in the Philippines need urgent help!


Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon experienced heavy flooding yesterday after several days of non-stop rains.According to the country's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in this morning's news, 11 were reported dead and 4 others were hurt.

Many areas in the national capital region are already in a state of calamity due to "unprecedented" volume of rains poured over in these places.We appeal to our friends wherever you are to extend assistance and below is the campaign of AKBAYAN's Headquarters for those who are situated in Manila. The attachment herein is the official Akbayanihan poster. (Akbayanihan was launched during the Ondoy typhoon disaster)

For our friends abroad who wish to donate, below is the AKBAYAN official bank account details.

Account Name: AKBAYAN Citizens Action Party
Bank Name: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Bank Address: Kalayaan Branch, 114 Kalayaan Avenue, Quezon City
Current Account No: 1991-0086-55
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Once there is a successful bank transfer, we shall send you a BANK CREDIT MEMO and of course a THANK YOU LETTER! Our sincerest gratitude and thanks!

AKBAYANIHAN Relief Center:

Calling all volunteers, very soon our Akbayanihan Center will be operational, please keep in touch with the Headquarters.

Help the flood victims. Kindly help by donating ready to eat food like boiled eggs, rice, noodles, canned food, bread, etc for evacuation centers in Marikina, Pasig, QC, and Caloocan. Pls bring it to: AKBAYAN HQ, 36B Madasalin St., Sikatuna Village, QC. You may also call us at +632-433-6933 and 433-6831.

Akbayanihan Na!

AKBAYAN - Filipino word meaning "to place one's arm over the shoulders of another"