Wednesday, December 28, 2011

UP System-wide Typhoon Sendong Relief Operations

Source: PAGASA

By U.P. Student Regent Krissy Conti

Collated at the General Assembly of Student Councils
December 22, 2011

The student councils of the UP System have several channels open for students, faculty and staff to contribute for Typhoon Sendong Relief Efforts. Some of the councils have local partners already, which specify the beneficiaries.

UP Mindanao

Who: University Student Council with the Katipunan ng mga Sangguniang Mag-aaral sa UP

Local partner: Panday Bulig Relief and Rehabilitation Center, Tabang Mindanao Center

What: water, clothes, food, cash

How: Drop off at 12th-22nd streets, Nazareth, 9000 Cagayan de Oro City

T/F: +63 (88) 856 6413 (look for Beryl Tranco)


UP Visayas

At least 5 students from UP Visayas were affected by the typhoon

Who: University Student Council, College of Arts and Sciences Student Council, College of Management Student Council, School of Technology Student Council, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Student Council, UP Tacloban College Student Council

Local partner: UP Tubong Mindanao (Tubao)

What: water, clothes, food, cash

How: Contact Earl Francis Valdehuesa 09162522317

UP Manila

Who: University Student Council

What: cash

How: Deposit any amount to BDO account number 003530163362, account name University Student Council-UP Manila

Who: Medicine Student Council (MSC)

Local Partner: Philippine College of Surgeons (PCS)

What: cash

How: Deposit any amount to the account of PCS

The MSC as early as Saturday morning launched UPCM CARE (Calamity Assistance and Relief Efforts) and has sent liquids, supplies and other goods donated by students to Mindanao.

UP Diliman

Who: University Student Council with UP Kilos Na

Local partner: National Union of Students of the Philippines

What: water, clothes, food, cash

How: Drop off at Kabataan Partylist- Southern Mindanao Region Chapter, 700A E. Jacinto St., Davao City

T: 221-6589 and 09266453953 (look for Krista Melgarejo)

Who: College of Social Work and Community Development

Local partner: Oxfam GB

What: volunteers to repack hygiene kits

How: Sign up for shifts at 6am-12nn, 12nn-6pm, 6pm -12mn, Thursday, 22 December at the UP-CSWCD located along Magsaysay Ave., Diliman, QC.

UP Los Banos
Who: University Student Council with Serve the People (STP) Brigade and Kabataan Partylist-Southern Tagalog

What: goods and cash

How: Drop off at the offices of the USC and local student councils

These student councils have extra goods and supplies, but need groups to coordinate with and beneficiaries to accept:

UP College of Science Student Council has eight boxes of medicines.

UP Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga has extra typhoon relief kits (rice, sugar, canned goods) from DSWD

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