LIST: Areas in dire need of help in Typhoon Odette's wake

Job Manahan, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 18 2021 02:38 PM | Updated as of Dec 19 2021 10:38 PM

MANILA (UPDATE) — Typhoon Odette devastated large parts of the Visayas, Northern Mindanao, and Southern Luzon this week, destroying homes and forcing thousands to flee.

The province of Cebu and Cebu City already declared a state of calamity, as local officials reel over the damage caused by the typhoon. 

Odette has killed at least 4 people and forced some 300,000 to leave their homes, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

ABS-CBN News compiled a list of badly-hit areas and the contact numbers available where people can coordinate and send help. 

SIARGAO, SURIGAO DEL NORTE 

Surigao Del Norte Governor Francisco "Lalo" Matugas on Friday night said Odette has destroyed an estimated P20 billion worth of infrastructure in Siargao, a popular tourist spot in the country. 

Officials earlier said their airport was heavily damaged. 

Videos and photos from the Philippine Coast Guard and the military showed that many parts of the island are still flooded following Odette's onslaught. 

Odette blew roofs off houses and uprooted trees. Debris from destroyed infrastructure are also scattered in neighborhoods. 

Photo courtesy of the AFP Eastern Mindanao Command
Photo courtesy of the AFP Eastern Mindanao Command

Rep. Bingo Matugas posted on his Facebook page that monetary or in-kind donations could be coursed through the following: 

  • BDO Unibank: 013180007618 (Jasmin F. Hidalgo)
  • GCash accounts: 09173191142 (Jasmin H.) or 09676501741 (Jennifer A.)

The numbers indicated above can also be reached for additional information. 

 

CEBU 

Typhoon Odette hit land on Friday over the vicinity of Carcar, Cebu. Thousands of homes, meanwhile, are left without electricity and communication lines following the storm's rampage there. 

Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has declared a state of calamity after the typhoon damaged houses and infrastructure in her province. 

Many areas are also experiencing water shortage, she said during the declaration. 

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, meanwhile, also declared a state of calamity in his city, even as many barangays have no electricity.

He added that the city has 8 "casualties," but he did not clarify the specific number of deaths and injuries among these.

Under a state of calamity, local government units will be able to access emergency funds for disaster management and relief activities.

The provincial government of Cebu can be reached through the following:  

  • Email: pio@cebu.gov.ph
  • Contact numbers: (032) 253 1970 or (032) 254 1882 

Cebu City emergency hotlines

  • 0932-537-7770
  • 0923-524-8222
  • 0956-790-0377
  • 0947-178-0000
  • 0947-178-9999
  • Dial 166 or 262-1424

SOUTHERN LEYTE 

The storm made landfall twice in Southern Leyte (Liloan and Padre Burgos), toppling roofs and cutting the power supply in many parts of the province. 

Danilo Atienza, disaster office chief of Southern Leyte, described the storm on Thursday as "very strong," with winds that could blow away roofs and upend trees.

Here are contact details for Liloan, Southern Leyte Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO), according to its Facebook page

  • michaelsruyoco@gmail.com
  • marclouielopez030497@gmail.com
  • Michael Uy-Oco - 09392796491
  • Emmanuel Padabac- 09268621882
  • Marc Louie Lopez - 09105836670
  • Kerby Altajeros - 09058922457

Bohol

The province of Bohol, where Odette made its 5th landfall, is also asking for help.

Bohol Gov. Art Yap said that nearly 9,000 individuals were evacuated in the province. 

For those who want to donate to Bohol, please contact the following: 

Relief Goods & Water: 
Mita Tecson - 09189455146
Rhea Damalerio - 09989864928

Ready to Eat Food: 
Liza Flores - 09089015045

For cash donations: 
Peter Retutal - 09194088702

Dinagat Islands

Dinagat Islands Governor Kaka Bag-ao also appealed for aid after Typhoon Odette ravaged her home province, where the storm made its second landfall.

The following are the details for those who want to donate to the Dinagat Islands:

Nolasco Ritz Lee B. Santos III
BALAOD MINDANAW Executive Director
Contact Number (and GCash linked number): 09209380692

Savings Account Banco de Oro
BDO 1760044162
XU-Cagayan De Oro Branch

BALAOD Mindanaw
105 Faustino Neri St., Blk 13 RER Subd., Phase I, Brgy. Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro 9000

PALAWAN AND NEGROS

Palawan was also devastated by the typhoon. Many areas in Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental were also reportedly badly hit. 

Philippine Red Cross

Tthe Philippine Red Cross is also appealing for donations as it prepares rescue equipment, medical tents, mosquito nets, sleeping kits, food packs and other relief items as these will be sent over to affected areas.

For donations, here are the bank details and contact numbers:
EMERGENCY APPEAL – BANK DETAILS

BANCO DE ORO (BDO)
Account Name:
PHILIPPINE RED CROSS
Bank Address:
G/F Velco Center, Roberto Oca Cor. A.C. Delgado sts., Port Area, Manila
Account No.:
0045-3001-8647
1045-3003-9482
Type:
SAVINGS – PESO
SAVINGS – DOLLAR
Swiftcode:
BNOR PHMM

METROBANK
Account Name:
PHILIPPINE RED CROSS
Bank Address:
G/F Knights of Rizal Building Bonifacio Drive, Port Area, Manila
Account No.:
151-3-04163122-8
151-2-15100218-2
Type:
SAVINGS – PESO
SAVINGS – DOLLAR
Swiftcode:
MBTC PHMM

BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS (BPI)
Account name:
PHILIPPINE RED CROSS
Bank Address:
G/F Velco Center, Roberto Oca Cor. A.C. Delgado sts., Port Area, Manila
Account no.:
4991 0036 52
Type of Account:
SAVINGS
Swiftcode:
BOPI PHMM
Reference No.:
Name of Donor / Contact number

Paypal: donate@redcross.org.ph

CASH OR IN-KIND DONATIONS:
Philippine Red Cross Tower
37 EDSA cor. Boni Avenue
Mandaluyong City

Email address: emergencyappeal@redcross.org.ph

WORLD VISION 

In the aftermath, child-focused humanitarian agency World Vision dispatched three teams to various Visayan and Mindanao provinces including Bohol, Cebu, Southern Leyte, and Surigao to assess and mobilize emergency relief to affected families.

To complement the government's response, World Vision looks into providing assistance for emergency shelter, hygiene kits, psychosocial care, cash-based programming, and Covid-19 information for infection prevention and control.

Ways to donate

JOY TO GIVE
https://wvph.co/typhoonodette

LAZADA DONATIONS
lazada.com.ph/shop/world-vision/

SHOPEE DONATIONS
shopee.ph/worldvisionph

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