Citizens Disaster Response Center | CDRC

4,000 families homeless in Muntinlupa fire

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Houses razed by the fire

Houses razed by the fire

At least 4,000 families were left homelss Saturday after a fire raged for seven hours in Barangay Cupang, Muntinlupa City.

The Muntinlupa fire marshall said around 800 houses, mostly made of light materials, were destroyed. The authorities estimated the cause of damage at P85 million.

The victims were later evacuated to a covered court in the barangay. Fire investigators have yet to determine what caused the fire.

Appeal for support

The affected families are in need of food and non-food items:

  • Food (rice, sugar, canned goods,cooking oil, coffee, bottled water, noodles)

  • Non-food (sleeping mats, blankets, medicines, laundry soaps, kitchen utensils, water containers, plastic sheets, portalets, and construction materials for housing repairs)

Homeless people at the evacuation center

Homeless people at the evacuation center

Donations may be sent through the Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) at 72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes, Quezon City, Philippines. Or you may deposit your donations to the following accounts:

Dollar Account

Account Name:  Citizens’ Disaster Response Center

Account Number:  2636-0015-83

Bank:  Metrobank, Examiner Branch

Bank Address: Corner Examiner and Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City, Philippines

Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Peso Account

Account Name:  Citizens’ Disaster Response Center

Account Number:  1560-6430-16

Bank:  China Bank, Examiner Branch

Bank Address: Corner Examiner and Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City, Philippines

Sources:

www.inquirer.net

Disaster Needs and Capacities Assessment Report

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