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BALSA relief caravan for Leyte and Samar

| December 7, 2013

Operation Migrante Sagip Kababayan (OMSK) joined the recent Bayanihan Alay sa Sambayanan Program (BALSA) Relief and Rehabilitation Caravan from Nov. 21 to 25 in various remote areas in Leyte and Samar.

The BALSA National’s Inter-Regional Relief Caravan with #Tabang Eastern Visayas started on Nov. 21 until Nov. 25, from several starting points from Manila, Bicol and Mindanao. The caravan consisting of 9 truckloads of relief goods and more than 50 vehicles carrying more than 500 volunteers who formed the Serve the People brigades arrived at the distribution base on Nov. 21. The relief caravan also brought with them medical professionals and health workers from the Philippines and United States to provide medical assistance in the affected areas.

Appeal for continued donations

The situation in the typhoon ravaged areas and the condition of the people living there have not yet improved. They still need help not only for their immediate relief but also for the rehabilitation of their communities.

Donations for OMSK and BLASA relief operations maybe send to the following:


Payee:    MFMW Limited

A/C #:    848-047866-838

Bank:     HSBC

** Donations of HK$100 or more are tax deductible. If directly transferred or deposited to the above account, please send us a copy of your deposit slip by fax or e-mail **

You may send your cheque by mail to:

Operation Migrante Sagip Kababayan


2/F., New Hall, St. John’s Cathedral, 4 Garden Road, Central, HKSAR

Fax no.: 2526-2894          E-mail:

Attn:       Dolores Balladares-Pelaez (97472986)

Sol Pillas (67135382)

OMSK Donation Hotlines

Hotline during office hours (10:00 – 17:00)

MFMW Limited           2522-8264

Bethune House          2721-3119

APMM                   2723-7536

UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK      3156-2447

During Sundays:
Betty Maguinsay (67634957)
Vicky Casia (93572125)
Susan Arcarte Famadulan (66040007)
Feliza Benitez (91041411)
Josie Pingkihan (94580330)
Caring Bachiller (96318440)


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