PDRF, partners call for donations for Typhoon Odette-hit communities

The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), together with RCBC, Fintech Alliance.PH, PayMaya, and other partners are calling for cash and in-kind donations for the communities that have been impacted by Typhoon Rai, locally known as Odette.

Immediate needs of affected families include: food packs and ready-to-eat meals, drinking water, medicine, and medical personnel, personal protective equipment (PPE), clothing (including footwear and rain gear), cooking equipment and utensils, family kits with sleeping materials, shelter materials, hygiene kits, disaster kits, and go-bags.

The PDRF Emergency Operations Center is closely monitoring the activity of the typhoon 24/7 and the team has been sending regular advisories and situational reports on the track of the storm.

For cash donations, visit this website.

You may contact PDRF Cluster Coordinators Philline Cruz at 09186262309 and Nikka Villanueva at 09219243980 for in-kind donations.

The 15th tropical cyclone in 2021, Typhoon Odette entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility last Dec. 14 and has left a trail of destruction in its wake. According to the latest report from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), more than 80,000 families (or more than 330,000 individuals) have been preemptively evacuated from Regions 6, Region 7, Region 8, Region 9, and CARAGA. Bohol, Cebu, and Negros Oriental have experienced power interruptions.