Visit the official Facebook page of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manilaâ€™s Mission Habagat to help the victims of the recent massive flooding!
Online PR News – 14-August-2012 – Pasay City, Philippines – Sofitel Philippine Plaza, the only French 5 star hotel in Manila, in joint partnership with ABS-CBN Foundationâ€™s Sagip Kapamilya, launches Mission Habagat relief operation! In line with this project, Sofitel Manila introduces its Mission Habagatâ€™s official Facebook page.
The recent excessive rains and massive flooding brought by the â€śAugust 7â€™s Habagatâ€ť have tremendously changed the lives of our brothers and sisters in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces. More than 384,000 families have sought shelter in evacuation centers, thus, leaving their own homes and possessions behind just to survive that tragic day. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC), death toll has climbed to 66. Of the total, 11 were victims of landslides; 47 died due to drowning; four were victims of electrocution; 2 died from heart attack; one killed due to fallen trees; and one case of undetermined death. The hardest-hit by the heavy monsoon rains and massive flooding is Central Luzon where more than 1.5 million people were affected.
Through Sofitel Philippine Plazaâ€™s Mission Habagat official Facebook page, all can have the noble opportunity to help our less fortunate kababayans. By sharing what you can, you can surely change the lives of those who have lost so much. This is the time to work together and help build this nation once again.
For financial donations, please call Sofitel Philippine Plaza at 551.5555 exts. 1963 and 1401. For direct deposits, please credit to Sofitel Philippine Plaza, account number 3131-0393-78, BPI Vito Cruz Harrison branch.
To like Sofitel Philippine Plazaâ€™s Mission Habagat page on Facebook, please go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sofitel-Philippine-Plazas-Mission-Habagat/145334065605735.
To discover Sofitel Manila, please visit the official website at http://www.sofitelmanila.com.
About ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.
ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit socio-civic organization of the ABS-CBN Corporation that facilitates social programs and outreach to the public. Initially, the organization's primary responsibilities were to generate welfare funds by broadcasting the plight of those in need of assistance and ensuring the proper allocation and utilization of solicited help. Eventually, AFI restructured itself to compensate an all-around developmental approach as its mission to provide a better quality of life for every Filipino in general and every Filipino child in particular. All development programs for the grassroots carry a significant slant targeted to directly benefit children, their families, and the community.
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About Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel is a unique 5 star luxury hotel in Manila with a resort setting close to Mall of Asia, Manila Ocean Park, Intramuros, US Embassy, PICC, and major tourist spots in the Philippines. Sofitel 5-star accommodation includes 609 rooms and suites boasting of balconies and spectacular views of world famous Manila Bay sunsets.