Update 2: Effects of SW Monsoon and TS Haikui
The Consulate General of the Republic of the Philippines in Dubai and the N. Emirates informs the public that as of 15 August 2012, donations for victims of Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm “Haikui” have reached Php12,703,131.00 from foreign donors, the Filipino Community, and various entities abroad. This includes the AED 10,000 donated by FilCom Dubai and N. Emirates which was first of the donation made last 8 August 2012. In the face of the new Typhoon Helen, an alert warning was issued by the Department of Health (DOH) for post-disaster diseases.
Al Rostamani International Exchange (ARIE), our partner in previous fund drives, offers assistance through the following:
- Acceptance and remittance of donations FREE of charge to the fund drive through ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.- Sagip Kapamilya. For every donation through Sagip Kapamilya, ABS CBN will waive their back end fees and add Five (5) Pesos (Php5.00) as their share from their coffer
- Acceptance and remittance of donations FREE of charge to the fund drive through GMA Kapuso Foundation, The Philippine Red Cross, and De La Salle University Fund Drive.
- Al Rostamani International Exchange would donate AED1 from the service fee collected for every personal remittance sent to the Philippines thru any of their branches.
The fund drive will be for two (2) months, from 15 August – 15 October 2012.