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23 Jun 2008 description

The Philippine National Red Cross spearheaded by Chairman And CEO, Senator Richard J. Gordon humbly donates a sum of 30,000.00 U.S Dollars for the victims of Cyclone Nargis that ravaged Myanmar and the massive earthquake that struck Central China. During the ceremonial turn-over of donations held last June 20, 2008 at the PNRC National headquarters which was also witnessed by the Board of Governors, PNRC Chairman Richard J. Gordon presented two checks amounting to US $15,000.00 each to Mr. Deng Xijun, Deputy Chief of Mission and Political Counselor and Mr.

27 May 2008 description

The Philippines made a humble pledge to contribute US$100,000 in cash and another US$250,000 in kind, such as medicines, relief goods and the cost of sending a 30-member medical team to Yangon via a Philippine Air Force C-130 plane for the disaster victims in Myanmar. The C-130 landed in Yangon on 26 May.

This is what Senator Richard Gordon informed the media last night at the NAIA upon arriving from Yangon, Myanmar where he led the six-member Philippine Delegation that attended the ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference (IPC) on 25 May 2008.

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24 May 2008 description

Straight from attending the 17th Governing Board Meeting of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, Switzerland, PNRC Chairman Senator Richard J. Gordon will head directly to Yangoon, Myanmar to lead the Philippine delegation in the ASEAN-UN International Pledging Conference for thousands of cyclone victims on May 25.

"Even as our own country comes to grips with the aftermath of typhoon Cosme, we must count ourselves fortunate that we are still in a position to help disaster victims in Myanmar and China.

12 May 2008 description

Philippine National Red Cross Chairman and CEO Senator Richard J. Gordon has sent off the first two members of a three-man PNRC disaster assessment team to Myanmar where they will lend their expertise in disaster management, particularly in relief goods distribution and water sanitation.

Gordon personally sent off Nenita Briones, PNRC Cotabato Chapter administrator, and Edwin Tatalagsa, of PNRC Davao Chapter Disaster Management Service, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

12 May 2008 description

Two Myanmarese Red Cross Youth Volunteers escaped the devastating cyclone that swept through Myanmar by flying to a Philippine National Red Cross Youth Supercamp in Tanay, Rizal.

According to Philippine National Red Cross Chairman Senator Richard J.

29 Dec 2004 description

The Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) headed by its Chairman Richard J.