Donation Watch: International

We are collating tweets and retweets regarding international donations. We are following and making a record of all donations coming in and being given, so we can see if these are indeed going to the right people or are being pocketed away by you-know-whos.



  1. Australia gives additional P80M aid for typhoon-victims: [via @abscbnbewsbrk]
  2. Brunei. Brunei donors text in donations for RP cyclone victims: [via @gmanewstv] [10/29 17:04]
  3. Germany donates P35M to Ondoy Relief efforts [via GMA News]
  4. Guam. Enterprises of Guam donates US$15K to Philippines’ relief efforts [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/22 01:57]
  5. IBM. IBM extends P40M-worth of assistance to RP gov’t in Ondoy, Pepeng aftermath [via @IBMOutreach] [10/18 18:14]
  6. Jordan. 10 tons relief goods arrive from Jordan
  7. Mexico. Mexican Fifth Grade Student Donates Personal Savings to Typhoon Victims [via @NBN_Ch4] [10/16 13:17]
  8. Switzerland. Swiss raise millions for Asia calamity victims including RP [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/12 23:37]
  9. UAE
    • Filipino bar in Dubai donates day’s revenue to typhoon victims [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/22 21:36]
    • Donors in UAE sing for RP cyclone victims, at P127 a song: [via @gmanewstv] [10/22 21:36]
  10. UN. United Nations pledges $74-million to Philippine govt for typhoon victims [via @gma7news] [10/13 13:21]
    • UN Flash Appeal for $74 M to support humanitarian needs has reached$14.2 M – 19% of the total amount requested [via @NBN-Ch4] [10/14 11:43]
    • UN aid appeal for Philippines falls ‘tens of millions’ short [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/13 18:20]
  11. UNICEF‘s anonymous donor to double each dollar YOU DONATE [via @kimmijares]
  12. United States
    • US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $8.5M disaster assistance for the phillipines in aftermath of typhoons. [via @sunstaronline] [10/26 15:12]
      • Vilsack has led the distribution of milk and biscuits at an elementary school in Pasig City. He will go back to the US tomorrow. [via @sunstaronline] [10/26 15:23]
      • Vilsack in a meeting with President Arroyo said the USDA will donate 7T metric tons of rice and 680 metric tons of non-fat dry milk [via @sunstaronline] [10/26 15:15]
    • Update: US fundraising for Ondoy victims has gathered over $10,000 in donations [via @tonyocruz] [10/13 21:53]
    • Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation Commits $350,000 to American Red Cross for Ondoy Disaster Relief [via @giboteodoro] [10/13 12:24]
    • US donates P12-million worth of soap, hygiene kits, laundry/toiletry supplies and water containers for RP’s typhoon victims — embassy [via @tonyocruz] [10/13 12:13]
    • US sent PNRC plane-load of jerry cans, hygiene kits containing laundry and toiletry supplies, and plastic sheeting worth P19M [via GMA7 news]
    • USTREAM show (by @ajrafael) raised P56,997.0624 today= $1,202.98 very cool & inspiring! [via @maragisella]
    • Air Supply donating proceeds of its four Manila concerts to Ondoy victim relief
    • Akon extends help to Ondoy victims – [via @TourismPinas] [10/20 10:57]
    • Black Eyed Peas singer brings aid to Philippines. [via @go2philippines] [10/15 22:04]
    • Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino donates Inglorious Basterds proceeds to Ondoy survivors [via @gyebbie] [10/15 15:30]
  13. Vatican donates US$35,000 to Ondoy victims (4:33 p.m.)

Updated as of 30 October 2009, 9:03 AM.


  1. please add this site for donations in kind from london. we have til the 9th for the first shipment. many thanks!

    1. Hello, can you please give us more information regarding this. Thanks.

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