October 18, 2009 in Cordillera
By SERVE THE PEOPLE BRIGADE-CORDILLERA RESPONSE NETWORK
The devastation typhoon Pepeng caused Northern Luzon is distressing. But the overflowing generosity and volunteerism to help victims is inspiring. Truly, the bayanihan spirit is alive.
This growing support enables us to provide relief, and medical assistance to affected communities: Baguio City: Pinsao, Fairview, City Camp, Bakakeng Central, Cresencia Village; Benguet: Itogon, La Trinidad and Tublay. Mt. Province: Retrieval operations in Kayan East, Tadian municipality.
An estimated P 949,744,50 worth of food supplies, clothing and medicines. A total of P165, 876. 75 cash donations since October 10.
Countless volunteers from the local high schools, college students, enlisted to help.
We would like to thak the following organizations for playing a key role in the distribution of relief goods, clearing and retrieval operations in the different affected communities :
*University of the Philippines Artist Center Fraternity
*University of the Cordilleras Kalasag Cultural Group
*Benguet State University Salidummay
*Saint Luis University Medical Students
*University of the Philippines Sigma Delta Pi Sorority
*National Union of Students in the Philippines
*College Editors Guild of the Philippines
*Saint Luis University Pharmacy Students
*Sultan Review Group
*Alliance of Concerned Teachers
*Progressive Igorots for Social Action
*University of the Cordilleras College of Nursing
*White and Blue-SLU
*University of the Philippines Baguio Outcrop
*University of the Philippines Baguio faculty
*League of Filipino Students
*National Union of Journalists in the Philippines Baguio-Benguet Chapter
The Serve the People Brigade-Cordillera Disaster Response is a joint project of the: Center for Development Projects in the Cordillera (CDPC) and Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) with office address at 55 Ferguson Rd, Baguio City. For Inquiries and interviews on the relief operations contact Santos Mero at 3044239, 09189199007, or 09209286370. # nordis.net