Sunday, 4 October 2009

ASEAN emergency fund for disasters

(Post by CAAI News Media)

MANILA, Philippines—The ASEAN Secretariat has set up an emergency humanitarian relief fund following Tropical Storm Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) that have hit Cambodia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, and Viet Nam, and the earthquakes in Indonesia, the ASEAN Secretariat said.

“The fund will be used to purchase relief items based on the needs of the affected populations,” the statement from the secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations said.

Friends and partners of ASEAN are welcome to make contributions to the fund with the following information:

Name of Account: ASEAN Cooperation Fund for Emergency Relief
USD Account No.: 001-382019-120
Name of Bank: HSBC
Swift Code: HSBCIDJA
Address of Bank: World Trade Center, 3rd Floor, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav 29-31, Jakarta 12920, Indonesia

ASEAN is composed of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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