Here’s where to send donations and volunteer to help in the #TaalEruption2020 relief operations
Donating food packs, hygiene kits, and protective gear against ashfall are some of the ways you can help out
Jan 13, 2020
On Jan. 12, Taal Volcano began spewing ash and smoke in a phreatic eruption due to hydro-thermal activities. The volcano generated a kilometer-high ash column that can be seen from a distance, which severely affected towns around the volcano.
Earlier today, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) placed Taal Volcano under Alert Level 4, meaning an eruption is possible within days. In the middle of all this, organizations have called out for donations and relief efforts to help residents affected by Taal Volcano’s activity.
If you’d like to help out, here is a list of organizations that you can reach out to:
Batangas Provincial Government
For Donations to Relief Operations of the Provincial Government of Batangas in #TaalVolcano:1. Donations in kind….
The Rotaract Clubs of Rotary International District 3800
The Rotaract Clubs of Rotary International District 3800 is organizing a massive District-wide Donation Drive for the…
Inquirer Foundation Corp.
Help drive for Taal Volcano eruption victims. pic.twitter.com/tQ2OXIFNsz
— Inquirer (@inquirerdotnet) January 14, 2020
Southern Tagalog Serve The People Corps
CALL FOR DONATIONS!
Panawagan sa kagyat na paghahanda ng calamity relief and assistance sa mga maapektuhan at masasalanta ng pagputok ng bulkan Taal. pic.twitter.com/HEdsF5aRzv
— STeXPOSURE (@steXposure) January 12, 2020
University of the Philippines
CALL FOR DONATIONS FOR TAAL ERUPTION VICTIMS
Victims of the Taal Volcano eruption that occurred today are in need of immediate help. Donations shall be sent out to evacuees and areas affected. They are in need of facemasks, mats, ready-to-eat food, water, clothes, etc. pic.twitter.com/sIaPRTMVso
— UP Office of the Student Regent (@uposr) January 12, 2020
Caritas Manila, Inc.
With the Taal volcano in Batangas under Alert Level 4, at least 6,000 people living near the volcano were forced to flee their homes. Let's help provide relief response to displaced families and affected areas. Find out how you can help below. #TaalEruption2020 #ReliefPH pic.twitter.com/JYNJSl8PLW
— Caritas Manila (@CaritasManila) January 13, 2020
Department of Social Welfare and Development IV-A
#TaalVolcano Relief OperationsIf you want to help the affected families of the Taal Volcano eruption, you may donate…
Philippine Red Cross – Cavite Chapter
Alfonso, Cavite Provincial Government
CURRENT UPDATE:Due to the continuous increase of evacuees coming to Alfonso from Batangas. We are asking for support…
Ateneo de Manila University
CALL FOR CASH DONATIONS for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption: pic.twitter.com/Afxy0XtHzz
— ADMU Sanggunian (@ADMUSanggu) January 13, 2020
Philippine Pet Birth Control Center Foundation, Inc.
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What used to be lush scenery has been blanketed by ash.Trees bent over by heavy ash. Streets are isolated, establishments closed, eerie silence all over. Military and police were cordoning the area, urging people to safer grounds. The harsh reality is that there were animals left behind. We gave them food, even left a whole sack by the road for the strays. We took home one dog with us and hopefully get the brown one tomorrow. Traversing the evacuation area, we picked up a tiny bird frantically flapping its wings, burdened by ash. We are trying to save whatever living creature we could, but we can't do it on our own. Please help us. Your donations will go a long way. We are coordinating with the government so we could access the hardest hit areas. We want to go despite the risks, coz help is pouring in for people, but what about the animals? Anyone who has trucks, 4x4s, huge animal kennels, leashes? We need an area to safely contain them. We would also appreciate donation of syringes,saline solutions, ocular lubricants (systane or cellufresh), wet wipes, goggles, and paper plates or disposable food containers to place the food (not the styro/plastic ones sorry. our planet is hurting already) All your donations would make a significant impact to the animal population of Taal. Let's all work together, let us be the voice of these creatures, whether they be domestic or companion animals. All lives matter. Their lives matter too. BDO 0045-9023-0111 Percival Resurreccion BPI 2759-0835-15 Percival Resurreccion PAYPAL: [email protected] www.paypal.me/supportPPBCC In kind donations may be dropped off at 155 Boni Ave, Bgy Plainview, Mandaluyong City 7799-5769 7745-8460 0917-3316223 Thank you so so much
Header photo courtesy of Richard A. Reyes of Inquirer.net
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