Security Bank Tacloban opens
Security Bank’s Tacloban branch begins full operations on Nov. 25. The bank has also announced that it will temporarily waive ATM fees on all its clients’ ATM transactions in both Tacloban and Ormoc, including those who have been displaced and will be using other bank ATMs.
Security Bank’s branches in the swath of central Visayas affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have been reported to also be fully operational and serving the public.
DBP helps typhoon Yolanda victims
State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is poised to provide more assistance to local government units and business enterprises affected by Supertyphoon Yolanda through its DBP National Rehabilitation Fund for Calamity Stricken Areas. This is in support of the National Government’s efforts to speed up the economic recovery of the calamity-stricken areas in the Visayas.
With an additional outlay of P10 billion, the facility is intended for the rehabilitation of DBP-financed projects adversely affected by calamities such as those of local and national government agencies. These funds are also available to existing non-DBP financed projects that will speed up the development of communities and regions adversely affected by calamities.
Procter & Gamble donates P67 million
Procter & Gamble Distributing (Phils.) Inc. does its share in Supertyphoon “Haiyan” (Local name: Yolanda) relief efforts.
P&G has initially pledged over P67 million in product donations to various charitable organizations. These include essential personal care and household products like Safeguard anti-bacterial soap, Pantene, Head & Shoulders, and Rejoice shampoos, Whisper sanitary pad, Pampers diaper, Duracell batteries, Ariel and Tide laundry detergents, and Joy dishwashing liquid.
“The devastation in many parts of the Visayas is heartbreaking. As a company that has been in the Philippines over the last 78 years, it is our duty to help alleviate the situation of Filipinos in need,” says P&G president Sumeet Vohra.
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