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ALUMNINEWS2013/11/13

Call for help: Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines(1)

APU Alumni Association expresses the deepest condolences to the victims of the super storm Haiyan(Yolanda) which hit the Philippines.  We would like to help those who are trying to support the damaged.  We have received releases which asks our cooperation from Bayanihan (APU Philipino community ) and Mr. Wilbur Gadicho (APM 2003 graduate).  We would like to share their appeals with all the concerned alumni.  We are also aware our Philippines Chapter has started their charity actions.

 We will keep following up their effort and try to update you for more information.

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Bayanihan Press Release to APU

November 13, 2013

(日本語の抄訳は下に)

On November 8, 2013, super typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central islands of thePhilippines. It is considered to be one of the most powerful typhoons in recorded history as its devastating impact proves. The typhoon affected 41 out of the 80 provinces in thePhilippinescosting USD 14 Billion to the nation’s economy. Close to two thousand people are confirmed dead and countless more are still missing. Those who have survived the onslaught currently lack food, potable water, and shelter.

We, the Filipino community in APU, would like to convey our deepest gratitude to our professors, classmates and friends who have expressed their concern for us and our family and friends in thePhilippines. Their well-wishes have provided us with comfort during this time of grief. Although most of us are not directly affected by the typhoon, we believe that it is our duty to help our fellow countrymen.

For this reason, we are currently organizing a few projects to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon. One of which is the Bayanihan Haiyan Aid Committee wherein we collect monetary donations from those eager to extend financial assistance for the relief efforts in our country. Our booth can be found at the APU Cafeteria, which is open until November 22. Inquiries regarding the projects and any form of help which you can provide are most welcomed.  

Thank you very much.

 

2013年11月8日にフィリピンを襲ったスーパー台風Haiyanはフィリピン中部の島々に甚大な被害をもたらしました。被害は140億ドルといわれ、2000人近くの死亡が報告されています。生き残った人々も食料・飲料の不足に苦しんでいます。

APUのフィリピン人コミュニティでは支援のプロジェクトを行います。Bayanihan Haiyan Aid Committeeを立ち上げ寄付を募ります。11月22日までAPUカフェテリアにてブースを設置しますので皆様のご協力をお願いいたします。

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Appeal from Mr.Wilbur Gadicho

APPEAL FOR DONATIONS

 Super storm Haiyan (Yolanda) left hundreds of people dead and properties severely damaged when it pounded the centralPhilippines.

This is Wilbur Gadicho, writing on behalf of concerned locals of Lawaan, Eastern Samar, Philippines. I am a graduate of RitsumeikanAsiaPacificUniversity, APM 2003, who is working with other volunteers and donors for the relief intended for Eastern Samar.

Presently, we are collecting funds to provide support to the victims this disaster. We want to help these people get their lives in order again through generous donations from different sources.

This natural calamity has caused so much damage to their lives and not to mention their properties. So, we appeal to you to kindly show your support for these people by making donation to our group so that we can provide some relief to these unfortunate people.

 Thank you for your attention and we look forward for your help.

Thanking You, for further detail, contact

Wilbur Gadicho

wilburjgadicho@yahoo.com

+63.908.810.3054

 


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