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David Cameron.

Friday, 15 November 2013

Philippines typhoon appeal

Kanlungan, an Alliance of Filipino organisations in the UK and a UK registered charity (and part of the Divided Families Campaign), has a long standing partnership in the Philippines with the Rural Missionaries in the Philippines (RMP)  in relation to relief and rehabilitation work. The RMP is a progressive community development charity organisation which works with local community organisations in the typhoon-affected areas of the Philippines.

If you are able to donate, please go to website:  http://www.kanlungan.org.uk/2013/typhoon-yolanda/ and donate via Paypal link.

You can also send cheques to Kanlungan using the details below. By sending 5 or 10 pounds donation directly to Philippines bank account is expensive and complicated but small amounts could easily be collected via local Paypal set up by UK organisation. Kanlungan is in contact with a UK remittance company which will send the money to the Philippines for free.

Kanlungan would like to appeal to the Filipino community in the UK as well the British public to support ongoing emergency response and evacuation campaigns in the Philippines.

All proceeds will be donated to http://www.rmp-nmr.org/campaigns/2013/11/08/call-support-our-emergency-response, RMP a non-government organisation very active in disaster response campaigns on the ground. You can check their relief and disaster response operations on https://www.facebook.com/rmpnmr.inc?fref=ts. You can donate in a number of ways:
1. Direct to http://www.rmp-nmr.org/campaigns/2013/11/08/call-support-our-emergency-response by following instructions on their website
2. Through Kanlungan’s PayPal (reference: Haiyan/Yolanda) here (or button below).
3. Through cheque payable to Kanlungan or via BACS (put reference: Haiyan/Yolanda) to:
Unity Trust Bank                                          
A/C Name: Kanlungan Filipino Consortium
Sortcode: 08-60-01
A/C: 20063771
Email: kanlungan_96@yahoo.co.uk ;
Call:  +447 (0) 7538 7963

Kanlungan and the Divided Families Campaign, 9th July 2012 :

The Big Picture : Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan :

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