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Typhoon Ondoy – Collated Tweets: On Missing Persons

Please note that everything here is already archived. For current relief operations for victims of Typhoon Ondoy, please go here. ( NONE ) All requests made until 5 October 2009 were already sent to the Ondoy Manila team for consolidation. MISSING PERSONS HOTLINE [via @butitcouldstill] Cainta: 0917-560-6241 Marikina: 0920-938-9914 Pasig: 0918-935-6318 Quezon City: 0921-655-5262 Last updated: 6 October 2009, 1:18 AM.

Security Issue: False Information

Some tweets we’ve compiled regarding opportunists at this time of need: BPI blocks ‘donation’ scam riding on “Ondoy” tragedy: http://bit.ly/fMlvs [via @wwwgmanewstv] Per ABS-CBN: ABS-CBN is not selling any donated goods. Call 163 to report [source] SMS going around quoting ABS-CBN’s Cecille Lardizabal is not true! 1) She isn’t even working today, and 2) Pepeng landfall tomorow (3 Oct) pa! …

Typhoon Ondoy – Libreng Tawag Centers

Here’s a list of places allowing free calls for the victims of Typhoon Ondoy. These were copied as is. Please note that everything here is already archived.  National Telecommunications Commission’s Libreng Tawag center at Malacañang, 9am-4pm PLDT and SMART Libreng Tawag Center [source] Barangka Barangay Hall in Marikina City Ever Gotesco Mall in Pasig City Cainta Municipal Hall San Mateo, …

Price Watch: Medicines

The most common thing that people came in contact with at the height of Typhoon Ondoy was flood water. A lot of people waded through flood, which was a mixture of mud, canal water, street dirt and dust, floating garbage, fecal matter, etc. Right now people are being advised to take doxycyline as prophylaxis for leptospirosis. An increase in price …

Security Issue: Reports of Looting

Here’s what we have gathered so far regarding the reports of looting in places ravaged by flood. Some people are taking advantage of abandoned houses while their owners flee to safety: Provident Village, Marikina. Looting, theft, robbery [source], gunshots at night [source] Pasig and Cainta, Rizal. Looting in subdivisions [source] Whitespace Gallery. People volunteering at the Whitespace Gallery REPLACED donated …