An online shop from the Cordillera region called online for donations for victims of the severe tropical storm.Maring “ which caused severe flooding in many parts of Luzon last Monday.
The store called Cordillera Landing on you (CLOY)which is inspired by the Korean drama “Crash landing with you “, made this appeal on social media.
It also made a reference to Captain Ri, a protagonist of the Korean drama, on his Facebook post.
“Captain. Ri calls for help. Typhoon Maring has caused a lot of damage in Benguet and the surrounding provinces. Affected families need help to recover and rebuild â, it says in their contribution.
The CLOY store team also stated that they needed relief items such as clothing, blankets and hygiene kits. If you want to help, you can also send cash donations.
âIf you want to help, you can send relief items such as clothing, blankets, hygiene kits, etc., which we will transport from NCR to Benguet. We are going to hand over benefits in kind to the local Red Cross, âsaid the shop.
âIf you want to help with cash, we will use the money to buy rice from CLOYer Mark in Bulacan so that we can also help Mark and his fellow rice farmers. Drop us a line for details on how to send help, âshe added.
Teddy Baguilat Jr., a senatorial candidate and member of the CLOY team, also posted a Twitter appeal for donations.
“Call for donations: Cordillera Landing on You CLOY would like to help the people in Benguet affected by Typhoon Maring,” said Baguilat.
“If you would like to donate money and / or donations in kind, send us a message on the CLOY page or send us an SMS to 09178610724 for details. Salamat, âhe added.
Call for donations: Cordillera Landing On You CLOY would like to help the people in Benguet affected by Typhoon Maring. If you would like to donate money and / or donations in kind, send us a message on the CLOY page or send us an SMS on 09178610724 for details. Salamat. pic.twitter.com/Jumh0P5THf
– Teddy B. Baguilat (@TeddyBaguilatJr) October 14, 2021
The CLOY online shop opened in 2020 at the beginning of the tough lockdown in the country.
It sold various local products from the Cordillera region to improve the livelihood of farmers affected by the shutdown of tourism and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cordillera farmers were not spared from the onslaught of Maring on the night of October 11th.
Photos and videos that were surfaced and reported online showed sunken homes and farmland in northern Luzon, Palawan and other provinces.
READ: In photos and videos: Provinces of Luzon devastated by âMaringâ
By doing latest bulletin of Ministry of Agriculture, the total damage and losses left by Maring add up to a staggering 979.97 million P.
This affects 35,429 farmers and fishermen.
This also corresponds to a loss of production of 59,514 tons (MT) and 52,132 hectares of agricultural land.
Affected regions are:
- Administrative region of the Cordilleras
- Ilocos region
- Cagayan Valley
- Center of Luzon
- Bicol region
- Western Visayas
- Central Visayas