APPEAL FOR HELP
Dear Friends and supporters of ADPI-ILOILO,
The greatest disaster brought about by Typhoon Frank to our province and city of Iloilo is truly tragic and unimaginable.
Numerous lives claimed due to the flashfloods in various municipalities, city districts and countless families who became
homeless overnight brings emotional and psychological trauma to all Ilonggos.
As of the latest report dated June 24th at 4:30 PM, there are 145 barangays already affected out of 180 comprising the
city; 242,000 individuals misplaced out of 418,000 residents. The worst is there are already 169 severely injured and 21 declared
On the provincial level over a thousand barangays are affected leaving thousand of people homeless. (Please refer to this
Iloilo City Partial Official Report
PROVINCIAL DISASTER COORDINATING COUNCIL Report
At present, we have identified several evacuation centers all over the city and province temporarily houses the victims of
the typhoon. Our Emergency Coordinating Council for Persons with Disabilities (ECC-PwDs) identified 138 persons with disabilities
in the city and 140 in the province victims of the typhoon. As of this writing we still are expecting reports coming in from
various heads of our federations in both city and province.
Sadly, relief goods and aids are slowly coming in and fast diminishing and our sector still hoping for direct aid to these
Last Monday, the province, city and various municipal councils has already declared a state of calamity.
We are in dire need of medicines to cure water-borne diseases and influenza, vaccines for leptospirosis and tetanus, potable
water, clothes, blankets, mats, household utensils, soap and food.
Please course all relief assistance to Emergency Coordinating Council for Persons with Disabilities
DTI LIVELIHOOD TRAINING CENTER
Jaro, Iloilo City 5000
Telephone: (63/33) 508-1179 or 508-1180
FAX (63/33) 508-1179
Our profound gratitude for whatever assistance you may extend and we ask for your continued prayers as we go through this
very trying time in our lives.
Your favorable consideration on this matter is of great significant in our effort towards economic recovery
Very truly yours,
Louie Arches Posa
Emergency Coordinating Council for Persons with Disabilities