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.
[READ: Alert level 3 raised as Taal Volcano makes phreatic eruption. What does this mean?]
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.
[READ: Here’s what we know so far about the Taal Volcano eruption]
If you’d like to help out, here is a list of organizations that you can reach out to:
Batangas Provincial Government
The Rotaract Clubs of Rotary International District 3800
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
— Southern Tagalog Exposure (@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
Philippine Red Cross – Cavite Chapter
Alfonso, Cavite Provincial Government
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.
Writer: ANGELA PATRICIA SUACILLO