4 C
Alba Iulia
Friday, July 10, 2020

PCC NSW helps victims of recent super Typhoon that lashed Luzon Provinces

Must Read

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as...

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and...


In response to the urgent needs of families in the recent super typhoon that hit Luzon provinces, the Philippine Community Council of New South Wales Inc. (PCC NSW Inc.) calls Affiliate organisations, individuals and the whole Filipino community in Australia to extend humanitarian aid to the victims for their essential necessities such as clean water, foods, clothing and resources to rebuild their homes.

PCC NSW President, Elsa Collado appeals to everyone, “Let us join hand in hand in this endeavour for our Filipino brothers and sisters back home who are victims of this calamity. Together we can make a difference. Any form of assistance for this cause will be greatly appreciated, and rest assured will be immediately delivered to the affected families.”

Super typhoon “Juan” (international codename: Megi) lashes Northern Luzon yesterday before it headed to China.

Recorded as the strongest typhoon that ever hit Philippines in four years time, Megi or Juan caused landslides and flash floodings inflicting considerable damage, thus prompting the government to declare the region in a state of emergency.

“Juan” (Megi) with strong gusty winds and torrential rains whipped the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Ifugao, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, Mt. Province, Abra, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and La Union. The cyclone torn down houses, powerlines, and destroyed the trees and crops of the agricultural region. Amongst that are severely hit by “Juan”/Megi are the provinces of Isabela and Cagayan.

Whilst residents of the affected areas were evacuated to safer grounds to prevent physical harm, (there are
3 deaths reported so far), the aftermath of the typhoon is so detrimental to their lives whose main sources of
livelihood are fishing and farming.

Donations can be deposited to PCC NSW Bank Account Details as follows:
Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia Inc
BSB: 062121
Account number: 1044 7596
Account name: PCC-NSW Inc

For any queries, and once donation is deposited, please notify/contact PCC NSW President, Elsa Collado on 0410 598 313 or e-mail: elsa.collado@yahoo.com or PRO solina.lapalma@evestcco.org

Supertyphoon “Juan”/Megi Philippines – PCC-NSW Humanitarian Assistance Appeal Project under the Philippine
Australia Disaster Emergency Response Program (PADER). Progress report on this assistance appeal will be
disseminated and posted at www.pcc-nsw.org.au.

Get more stories like this in your inbox!

Sign up for our newsletter and receive regular updates.

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisement -

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

We value your privacy. Your personal details will not be shared to third parties.

Latest News

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result...

Random Posts

Applying under Employer Sponsored Permanent Visa

Our kababayans can meet the skills requirements for Employer Sponsored Migration if they have an overseas qualifications and or experience in their nominated occupation. Here are pointers...

2016 International Women’s Day at Auburn

The Auburn Centre for Community was standing room only on 10 March as women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and mainstream Australian communities...

Just the way you are

It’s refreshing to watch the young performers of the “Springtime Melody” concert held last 17 September 2011 at Bertha Brown in Flinders Street. Thank...

Australia-ASEAN Council launches Philippines’ BRIDGE program in Makati

The Philippines' first BRIDGE (Building Relationship through Intercultural Dialogue and Growing Engagement) School partner was launched today in Makati High School. A flagship program of...

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -