A Local Perspective on Life in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

For the Typhoon Ondoy/Ketsana Victims in the Philippines

Typhoon Ondoy Flood Dear friends, colleagues and co-residents, Pardon for the cross-posting but I felt it necessary to extend this minute effort of reaching to your compassion and benevolence for the victims of Typhoon “Ondoy“, code name Ketsana, which struck the capital of the Philippines, Metro Manila and its immediate tributary areas. On September 26, the calamity seem to have raided the city in great surprise, amidst weather agencies warning about its coming. Typhoon Ondoy claimed quiet a  number of lives already and left those who survived the onslaught, stranded, homeless and no food and drinks. As of press time, the death toll hits 246.

For those who want to give money/goods donations, you may course it though the Filipino Association of Scholars in Tsukuba (FAST). They are collecting money and goods for donation, which will be forward to the RED CROSS.

Vallerie Ann Innis Samson
X-ray Laboratory
National Institute of Materials Science
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0047, Japan

Other related blog posts on the web :

  1. How to help Typhoon Ondoy victims
  2. Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) disaster relief efforts in San Francisco, CA
  3. Donating to Manila from abroad
  4. Ondoy Victims – Send Online and In-Kind Donations
  5. Some Photos taken during the height of the Typhoon

And if you visit YouTube, you would find lots of videos there to see how Typhoon Ondoy hit Metro Manila.

Thanks and be safe to all.

dimaks blogs at skamid.com

One Comment

  • PaperTiger says:

    Thank you very much for creating this entry to solicit help for Ondoy victims. You are offering a huge favor.

    The Philippines is still in need of more donations for the victims of the 2 recent typhoons which hit the country the past 2 weekends.

    An American Entrepreneur already offered help by giving away $50 each to chosen people in the Philippines who are personally extending help to their own relatives, family members, friends, neighbors, and even strangers who are greatly affected by the strong storms. He even created a site that gave way for soliciting help around the globe. He has started the movement. Let us offer help in any way we can.

    No amount is too little when it comes from the heart.

    Please visit:
    http://nanoaid.org/papertiger/ for information on how you can help.