The Philippine Embassy in Madrid wishes to inform those who have families and friends affected by the earthquake in Negros Oriental that updates and information on the earthquake may be found at the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) website, www.ndrrmc.gov.ph.
Inquiries about missing relatives or friends may be directed to the NDRRMC Operations Center at the following contact details:
Tel: +632 911 1406
+632 912 2665
+632 912 5668
The NDRRMC reported damage to buildings, roads and bridges. No tsunami occurred, and the tsunami alert earlier issued by the DOST was cancelled.
PHILVOCS said aftershocks will continue to be experienced in the coming days although they will gradually diminish.
NDRRMC has not issued an appeal for international assistance but they will accept donations if offered and they may be coursed through the following channels:
- National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council
Bank Name: Development Bank of the Philippines
Account Name: NDRRMC Donated Funds
Account No: 0435-021927-130
Swift Code: DBPHPMM Account # 36002016
Focal Person: Ms. Rufina Pascual
Collecting Officer, Office of Civil Defense,
Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
Tel: +632 421 1920
+632 911 5061 to 65
- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Note: DSWD has not issued an account name for Negros earthquake victims.
Donations in-kin may be sent to the DSWD (as consignee)
DSWD Earthquake hotline: +632 232 1192
DWSD Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC),
Constitution Hills, Batasan Pambansa Complex,
Quezon City, Philippines
Tel: +632 951 7119
+63 918 421 9780
- Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – www.redcross.org.ph