Citizens Disaster Response Center | CDRC

Fire leaves 1,520 families homeless in Isla Puting Bato

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May 12

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A fire hits a densely populated urban poor community in Isla Puting Bato, Brgy. 20, Tondo, Manila, last May 11, 2012 that lasted for two hours from 4:00 in the afternoon until 6:00 in the evening.

The fire left around one thousand two hundred ninety four (1,520) or five thousand four hundred thirty six (5,536) individuals homeless.  They are now staying temporarily at Delpan Sports Complex. Two persons were reported wounded.

 

 

Gender

Total

Minor

Adult

Male

2, 730      

1, 317

1, 413

Female

2, 806

1, 386

1, 419

No. of Individual Affected per age and Gender

 


The affected families are in need of food and non-food items for their immediate daily needs, such as:

Food items:  Rice, Sugar, Sardines, Mongo beans,  Dried fish, Cooking oil, Bottled water

Non-food items: Blankets, Laundry soap, Medical Supplies, Sanitary napkins, Plastic Sheets, Sleeping mats, Kitchen wares

 

For donations, contact:

Citizens’ Disaster Response Center

72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes

Quezon City, Philippines

T/F: +63 2 929 9822

E: info@cdrc-phil.com

Bank Account Details:

Peso Account

Account Name: Citizens’ Disaster Response Center

Bank: Metrobank, Examiner Branch, Quezon City, Philippines

Account No. 636-3-63600741-3

Dollar Account:

Account Name: Citizens’ Disaster Response Center

Bank: Metrobank, Examiner Branch, Quezon City, Philippines

Account No. 636-2-63600158-3

Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

 

Community Response for Enlightenment, Service and Transformation (CREST)

33 Sacrepante St., Mandaluyong City

T: 534-78-44 / M: 697-32-88

E: crest_insti@yahoo.com

 

Report from:

Community Response for Enlightenment, Service and Transformation (CREST)

Tondo Foreshoreland  People’s Alliance (TFPA)