August 2012 Monsoon / Habagat Aftermath

Similar with Typhon Ondoy three years ago, the volume of rainfall brought by the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) has devastated the homes of Filipinos in NCR and other parts of Central Luzon region since August 7, 2012. Here are just some pictures from the web: August 7,2012 President Noynoy Aquino attented a press briefing at the…

ABS-CBN Foundation ‘Sagip Kapamilya’ Reaches Out To Flood Victims

ABS-CBN Foundation, through its disaster emergency and rehabilitation arm ‘Sagip Kapamilya‘, is now accepting in-kind and cash donations for the flood victims in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. In-kind donations like rice, canned goods, noodles, biscuits, coffee, sugar, water, clothes, blankets, mats, and medicines can be brought to ABS-CBN Foundation-Sagip Kapamilya Warehouse at #137 Mother…

ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra: Bringing Symphonic Music Closer To The Filipinos

In an effort to establish a connection between the general public and symphonic music, ABS-CBN, the country’s largest multimedia conglomerate, and First Philippine Holdings Corporation has established the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra. Composed of 40 musicians, the orchestra is under the baton of music director Gerard Salonga and the guidance of executive director Mickey Munoz. “We…

World Vision Launches ‘Child Health Now’ In Congress

World Vision Development Foundation, Inc. an international child-focused organization will be launching the Child Health Now (CHN), a global campaign calling for the improvement of support systems that promote maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition (MNCHN) to reduce preventable deaths of Filipino children aged under five (5). Through the support of Congressman Lorenzo R. Tanada…

Spain Supports Fight Against Hunger In The Philippines

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of the Kingdom of Spain (leftmost) listens intently as Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman (third from right) and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Deputy Country Director Asaka Nyangara (rightmost) jointly brief her regarding emergency relief and rehabilitation activities mounted in response to Tropical Storm…