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Ramai Essay

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It's almost two months since the clash broke out between government troops and the Maute Group, which has pledge alliance to the dreaded Middle Eastern terror group Islamic State (ISIS). Two days before the fasting month of Ramadan started, loud explosions and gunshots jolted the residents of Marawi City in Lanao del Sur on Tuesday, May 23. Almost 200,000 residents of Marawi were forced to escape from the city while hundreds were unfourtunately caught in the crossfire. Flooded with queries on how to send help and assistance to displaced residents of the war-torn city, here are the list of government agencies and other offices that accept donations in-cash and in-kind. The Department of Social Welfare and Development has expressed its…show more content…
Rizza Genil or Shervi Corpuz. UNHCR Philippines To help the evacuees move to a better and adequate shelter, UN Refugee Agency accepts cash donations to build a safe space to eat, to sleep, to store the few belongings they have, to come to terms with what has happened to them, or to begin restoring their lives. Sign up here to help Move Them In. World Vision The agency ready to respond to the needs of the evacuees by providing hygiene kits and other basic need including malong, blankets, mosquito nets, and mats. Visit their website to know how: worldvision.org.ph/help-people-marawi Other Groups/Sectors The Creative and Learning Paths School, YGoal as a consulting agency, and the Teach Peace Build Peace Movement Inc. are accepting donations for Relief Operations and Psychosocial Activities for Children. These private institutions are accepting the following in-kind or material donations: Stuffed Toys (Except pig for religious sensitivity purposes for our Muslim children) Art Supplies (sketchpad, pencils and crayons) Hygiene Kits (Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Sanitary Napkins) For cash donations, interested donors may deposit to: BDO Account Number: 000040837270 Account Name: Teach Peace Build Peace Movement Inc. Branch: SM Makati Also, please take note the available drop off locations: TPBPM PEACE HOME (QUEZON CITY) ADDRESS: 55 Esteban Abada St., Brgy. Loyola Hts. Quezon City Contact Person: Bernadette Fernandez Contact Number:
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