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Typhoon Ulysses: Here's how to get help and give help

By Bim Santos Published Nov 12, 2020 1:22 am

Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday morning as it moved to leave Luzon, but not after leaving record amounts of rainfall that displaced thousands of families in Central Luzon and parts of Metro Manila.

For those still needing rescue, here are the hotline numbers of relevant government agenices that affected or concerned residents could call.

Here are also the numbers of some local government agencies whose areas have been affected by the storm.

Residents appealing for help are also using the hashtag #RescuePH, which has been trending today.

For those looking for ways to donate to or help the victims of the storm here are a few agencies you could contact.

The Alagang Kapatid Foundation of TV5 is now accepting donations.

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Mga Kapatid, mag-kapit-bisig tayo sa pagsuporta sa ating mga Kapatid na nasalanta ng Bagyong #UlyssesPH. Ang Alagang Kapatid Foundation ay umaapila para sa sumusunod: - FOOD items: Bigas, Delata, Tubig, Biskwit - NON-FOOD ITEMS: Banig, Kumot, Tents - HYGIENE ITEMS: Body and laundry Soap, Toothpaste and Toothbrush, Sanitary Napkins Para naman sa inyong cash donations, narito ang aming bank details kung saan kayo maaaring mag deposit: Account Name: Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Inc. Banco De Oro PHP Account No: 00- 5310-41016-4 USD Account No.: 10-5310-46264-4 Bank of the Philippine Islands PHP Account No: 1443-0533-32 USD Account No.: 1444-0214-85 Metrobank Account No: 264-3-264821763 Citibank PHP Account No: 0757138018 *USD (3rd CCY Remittance) Account No: 0757138026 Philippine National Bank Account No: 5803-3990-0014 Maaari rin kayong magpadala via PAYMAYA. Maaari niyong i-scan ang aming QR code, magtungo sa o hanapin ang Alagang Kapatid Foundation sa Pay Bills section ng Paymaya. Ipadala lamang ang screenshot ng deposit o transaction slip sa aming facebooko email [email protected] ang picture o screenshot ng inyong transaction slip upang ma-confirm namin ang inyong donasyon. Maaari naman pong ipadala ang inyong mga in-kind donations sa mga sumusunod na drop off centers: (1) TV5 Broadcast Complex, 762 Quirino Highway, Novaliches, Quezon City (2) TV5 Media Center Reliance, Mandaluyong City Salamat and stay safe and dry, mga Kapatid!

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Ambagan PH, which is a volunteer network formed to respond in crisis situations, is also open for donations.

ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Foundation is also open to receive help.

The news website Rappler, meanwhile, is also calling out for volunteers to assist in tracking and verifying rescue calls.

The United Nations Children’s Fund is also receiving assistance to provide help to the most vulnerable families affected by disasters and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.