Following the unprecedented 8.9 magnitude quake that shook Japan Friday afternoon causing extensive damages to lives and properties, the Philippine Red Cross launched a fund-drive through SMS Donation in support of the Japanese Red Cross Society's (JRCS) response to the emergency situation.
JRCS is an active supporter of PRC in times of disasters and other emergencies. It is also a partner in its several programs, including the Primary Health Care Project.
PRC Chairman Richard J.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Richard Gordon has alerted all PRC chapters, staff and volunteers to be on standby following the tragedy that struck Japan yesterday afternoon (March 11, 2011).
Earlier, Gordon sent letter to the Japanese Red Cross assuring the National Society that PRC will be at its disposal for any assistance it may need to meet the emergency situation.
The PRC chapters nationwide warned the public to take precautionary measures as Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised Tsunami alert to level 2.
Residents were advised to …